National Museum Of Mexican Art Opens Ray Castro Plaza, Parking LotThe plaza honors the late Ray Castro, a social worker and Korean War veteran who grew up in the south Chicago neighborhood.
COVID-19 Vaccine Deadline Extended In IllinoisThey now have until September 19 to get their first dose or they'll have to undergo regular testing.
New Illinois Law Helps Special Needs Students Bridge The Digital Divide"This legislation truly meets the moment, when it comes to giving our students the most fulfilling education possible."
Illinois Democrats OK New Legislative Maps Over CriticismSome community groups added that the process was rushed and maps were drawn behind closed doors to keep Democrats in power in the state Legislature.
Illinois Mask Mandate Starts MondayThe rule applies to everyone over the age of two inside public places, regardless of your vaccination status.
Gov. Pritzker Signs Jett Hawkins Act To Ban Discrimination Against Braids, DreadlocksEarlier this year the four-year-old was told that his braids violated his school's dress code.
Pritzker Signs Bills For First Responders To Better Access Mental Health Services And Strengthening Scott's LawIn addition to strengthening Scott's Law, the state is making mental health services easier to access for paramedics, police and firefighters.
Pritzker Signs Legislation To Remove Financial Barriers For Feminine Hygiene ProductsThe bills signed Thursday morning make free hygiene products available in homeless shelters and in all bathrooms at public universities and community colleges in the state.
How Illinois Hopes To Avoid Summer Eviction SurgeThe state expects to provide $1.1 billion in relief to renters and landlords, plus $400 million that will be available in some cities.
Governor Pritzker Meets With President Biden To Discuss Infrastructure, Gun ViolenceWhile in D.C.,  Governor Pritzker is also scheduled to meet with the White House COVID Response Coordinator. 
Landlords, Renters Await Word On End Of The Pandemic Eviction Moratorium"Many of them are waiting for the governor to come back with an all out declaration regarding what the future of moratorium is."