Clay County Judge Orders Gov. JB Pritzker To Appear In Court After Rep. Darren Bailey Seeks Contempt ChargeRep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is asking a Clay County judge to order Gov. JB Pritzker be jailed until he rescinds recent executive orders regarding the COVID-19 outbreak.
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.
Clay County Judge Denies Gov. JB Pritzker's Bid For Change Of Venue In Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Challenging Stay-At-Home OrderBailey, a Republican from Xenia, is challenging the Democratic governor's authority to extend his stay-at-home order beyond the first 30 days of his original disaster proclamation.
Illinois Supreme Court Declines To Intervene In Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order“The Supreme Court is not saying they’re not going to rule on this ever, they’re just saying that they don’t want to skip over the Appellate Court is my understanding,” Pritzker said.
Rep. Darren Bailey Asks Appellate Court To Vacate Restraining Order, Plans Amended Lawsuit Against Stay-At-Home OrderClay County Circuit Court Judge Michael McHaney on Monday granted Bailey a temporary restraining order exempting him, and him alone, from the governor's extended stay-at-home order.
Gov. JB Pritzker Asks Illinois Supreme Court To Hear Appeal Of Ruling Exempting Rep. Darren Bailey From Extended Stay-At-Home OrderThe attorney general's office argues state law "does not limit the number of proclamations that the Governor may issue for a single disaster."
Another Republican Lawmaker Files Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker's Extended Stay-At-Home OrderRep. John Cabello (R-Machesney Park) said he will seek a court order to exempt everyone in Illinois from the extended stay-at-home order.
Judge Grants State Lawmaker's Request To Spare Him From Gov. JB Pritzker's Extended Stay-At-Home Order; Governor Vows To Appeal“At best, no one is better off because of this ruling, and at worst, people’s health and safety will suffer tremendously," Pritzker said.
Illinois State Rep. Darren Bailey Sues Gov. JB Pritzker Over Extended Stay-At-Home OrderBailey, a Republican from downstate Xenia, claims Pritzker has exceeded his authority and is violating the civil rights of the state’s residents.