Residents In Six Downstate Illinois Counties Sue Gov. JB Pritzker Over COVID-19 RestrictionsThe actions taken in Bond, Clay, Clinton, Edgar, Richland and Sangamon counties seek court orders declaring there is no public health emergency as defined by Pritzker's Public Health Department. Springfield, the state capital, is in Sangamon County.
Downstate Judge's Ruling Declares Gov. Pritzker's Executive Orders For Pandemic 'Void;' Appeal ExpectedA downstate judge on Thursday declared Gov. JB Pritzker’s stay-at-home orders void.
Gov. JB Pritzker Appeals After Judge Grants Stay-At-Home Exemption To Clay County Resident, Tanning SalonJames Mainer is challenging the governor's authority to extend his stay-at-home order beyond the first 30 days of his original disaster proclamation.
Clay County Judge Again Rules Against Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order; Grants Exemption To Downstate Tanning Salon And ManagerGov. JB Pritzker said, “It’s clear that the judge in Clay County has his own political agenda.”
New Downstate Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks To Block Stay-At-Home Order StatewideJames Mainer is challenging the governor's authority to extend his stay-at-home order beyond the first 30 days of his original disaster proclamation.
Gov. JB Pritzker Moves To Send Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Against Stay-At-Home Order To Federal Court“It is abundantly clear the Governor is intent on forum shopping,” said Bailey's attorney, Thomas DeVore.