Gov. Pritzker Says Illinois Unemployment Offices Will Be Opening In The SummerOnly days after expressing concerns about the safety of unlocking office doors at the Illinois Department of Employment Security, Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday confirmed a timeline for reopening that CBS 2 first reported two months ago.
Why Are Illinois Unemployment Offices Still Closed, And When Will They Reopen? Gov. Pritzker Cites Security ConcernsWith Illinois set to fully reopen in a month, will unemployment offices finally be opening too?
Local Pastor Calls On President Biden To Declare Violence A Public Mental Health Crisis, As Gov. Pritzker Has DoneJust days ago, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed a new law declaring violence a public mental health crisis in the state. On Sunday, a Chicago pastor who lost a son to gun violence called on President Joe Biden to follow that lead nationally.
This Earth Day, Gov. Pritzker Signs Executive Orders To Keep People's Utilities From Being Cut Off, Move State Government Toward Using Low- Or Zero-Emission VehiclesIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Thursday signed two executive orders related to climate and consumers for Earth Day.
Gov. Pritzker Activates National Guard To Assist Chicago Police Ahead Of Derek Chauvin Trial VerdictGov. JB Pritzker has activated 125 personnel from the Illinois National Guard to support Chicago Police, with a verdict soon expected in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.
Elected Officials And Other Leaders Express Grief, Outrage Over Adam Toledo Police Shooting VideoReaction ranged from heartbreak to outrage among elected officials and caucuses late Thursday, following the release of video of the police shooting that killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo.
Staffer In Gov. Pritzker's Office Tests Positive For COVID-19 After Getting First Dose Of VaccineThe importance of getting the second-dose of one of the two-dose coronavirus vaccine was reinforced Monday, as a staffer in Gov. JB Pritzker’s office tested positive for the virus after getting their first dose.
Gov. Pritzker Commutes Sentence For Gerald Reed, Who Claims He Was Tortured Into False Confession To Double MurderIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Thursday commuted the sentence of Gerald Reed, who said he was tortured into a double murder confession.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs 4 Bills Into Law Targeting Jobs, Predatory Loans, HousingGov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday signed four bills into Illinois state law with the goal of a better economy for everybody.
Gov. Pritzker Addresses Callback Times, Fraud, And Other Ongoing Issues With Illinois Department Of Employment SecurityOne year after the pandemic began, Illinois' economy is still struggling to bounce back.
Gov. Pritzker Weighs In On State Of COVID-19 Vaccinations, Struggles For AppointmentsCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov sat down with Gov. Pritzker on Monday to talk about the state of the pandemic in Illinois today, including vaccinations.
Sources: Gov. Pritzker Believes Conventions Can Return To McCormick Place As Soon As SummerSources told CBS 2 late Wednesday that Gov. JB Pritzker believes conventions will return to Chicago at McCormick Place as soon as this summer.
Many Taken By Surprise By Last-Minute Rule Change Restricting United Center COVID Vaccine Appointments To Chicago ResidentsA rule switcheroo thousands of people by surprise as they tried to sign up for COVID-19 vaccines at the United Center.
Rep. Bobby Rush Urges Gov. Pritzker To Sign Bill Clearing Way For Joliet Logistics Hub, Providing JobsU.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Illinois) is putting pressure on Gov. JB Pritzker to sign a bill that could bring 10,000 jobs to the south and southwest suburbs.
Gov. Pritzker Signs Illinois Criminal Justice Reform Bill Into LawAmong the bills recently passed in Springfield is an end to cash bail by 2023.