Police Reform Bill Goes To Pritzker's Desk Despite Law Enforcement BacklashAll it takes is the governor's signature and Illinois' new police reform bill becomes law, despite backlash from members of law enforcement and other unions.
About 200 Illinois National Guard Members Headed To D.C. To Assist With Security For InaugurationGov. JB Pritzker has ordered the activation of about 200 members of the Illinois National Guard who will be heading to Washington, D.C. for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
Pritzker: President Trump 'Must Be Impeached And Removed From Office Immediately' After Storming Of U.S. CapitolIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker said state police have been redeployed to protect the state Capitol and other government buildings in Springfield, and also said two weeks is too long for President Donald Trump to remain in office after the U.S. Capitol was stormed in Washington, D.C.
Mother Of LaSalle County Teen Who Committed Suicide, Other Parents Sue Over COVID-19 Restrictions On High School Sports, ActivitiesThe mother of a LaSalle County teenager who committed suicide is among five parents suing Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois High School Association over COVID-19 restrictions.
'We're Going To Save An Awful Lot Of People's Lives': Gov. JB Pritzker Sees COVID-19 Vaccine Arrive At Illinois Strategic National StockpileThe first vials of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine arrived in the Chicago area Monday, but no one will be vaccinated before Tuesday. The very first healthcare workers will be vaccinated at Loretto Hospital.
McHenry County Restaurants Continue To Defy Indoor Dining Ban As Governor Says It Will Continue For WeeksDining out in Illinois will continue to be off limits for at least the next few weeks, according to an announcement from Gov. JB Pritzker Monday.
Gov. Pritzker Says Illinois Will Borrow $2 Billion From Feds To Deal With COVID-19-Related Revenue LossesIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker said Wednesday that the state will be borrowing $2 billion from the federal government to mitigate the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic – less than half of the $5 billion that was offered.
COVID-19 In Illinois: Gov. Pritzker Urges Local Governments To Take Advantage Of Pandemic Funds, Reminds People That Thanksgiving Must Look Different This YearIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday reminded local governments downstate to take advantage of funding available to help in their battle against the coronavirus pandemic, and also reminded people that they must handle Thanksgiving differently in the midst of a COVID-19 surge.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Gov. JB Pritzker Warns That Health Care Workers Are Overwhelmed Amid COVID-19 Storm Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker warned on Monday that hospitalizations for COVID-19 are at an all-time high in Illinois, and health care workers are facing challenges more serious than ever before in the pandemic.
Suburban Restaurants Could Be Criminally Charged For Defying Governor's Indoor Dining BanSome suburban restaurants could soon be criminally charged for not following the governor's indoor dining ban. Meanwhile, some mayors are drafting more relaxed rules that leave customers and business owners confused.
'We Close Down Again We Won't Survive It': Restaurants Defy Governor's Indoor Dining BanSome restaurants and bars across Illinois are defying Gov. JB Pritzker's orders banning indoor dining. It's not because they don't believe COVID-19 is real. They say if they shut down it will be for good this time.
Probable Cases Now Included In COVID-19 CountThere has been a lot of confusion this week after a change in how positive cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Illinois.
Gov. JB Prtizker, Staff Test Negative For COVID-19 After Possible ExposureGov. JB Pritzker tested negative for COVID-19 Friday afternoon, his office announced Saturday. Pritzker and staff who attended a meeting Monday where they were exposed to someone who tested positive for the novel coronavirus were self-isolating.
Can Illinois Unemployment System Handle Another Surge, Especially With Some People Already Left High And Dry, And Desperate, For Months?Gov. JB Pritzker said the state’s unemployment system is working better than before. But can it handle another spike in claims – especially when more than 100,000 people who filed over the past seven months are still waiting?
Mount Prospect Restaurant Owner Says She Feels Bullied For Abiding By Indoor Dining BanIndoor dining is still happening despite Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker's recent ban, and that is putting all restaurants in a tough spot.