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.
Illinois Ranks Dead Last Among States For People With Second COVID-19 Doses Per 100,000; Gov. Pritzker Says There Is A Valid ReasonThe State of Illinois has touted its robust plan to rollout coronavirus vaccine statewide. So why are we at the very bottom of the list for second rounds shots of vaccine, per capita?
Pritzker's Budget Plan Does Not Increase Taxes On Families, But Business Owners Say They Will Be Hit HardAfter Gov. JB Pritzker gave his state of the state address Wednesday, it is becoming more clear how the state plans to dig itself out of a massive budget hole caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.