Pritzker Signs COVID-19 Amendment To Illinois Health Care Right Of Conscience HawPritzker thanked lawmakers for ensuring the law “is no longer wrongly used against institutions who are putting safety and science first.”
Illinois House Passes Legislation To Repeal Parental Notification Abortion LawIllinois state lawmakers have approved legislation to repeal a 1995 law requiring parents or guardians to be notified when their child seeks an abortion, sending the measure to Gov. JB Pritzker, who has expressed his support.
Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Vaccine Or Weekly Testing Mandate For Illinois Daycare WorkersGov. JB Pritzker on Friday issued a new executive order requiring all daycare center workers in Illinois to get COVID vaccine shots by early January, or else undergo weekly testing for the virus.
Gov. JB Pritzker Hopes To Lift Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate In Time For HolidaysThe governor has not provided any specific benchmark for when he will lift the state’s mask mandate.
Illinois Democrats Look To Increase Edge With New Congressional MapsDemocrats who control state government released their proposed congressional maps Friday, and lawmakers are scheduled to meet in Springfield to pass the new maps before the end of the month.
Gov. JB Pritzker OKs Legislative Maps Despite Heavy CriticismIt was the second time Pritzker approved maps drawn up by his fellow Democrats despite promising as a candidate in 2018 that he would veto any made by politicians.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Massive Green Energy Bill That Requires Carbon Emission Reductions, Bails Out Two Nuclear PlantsGov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday signed sweeping clean energy legislation that sets goals to make Illinois carbon-free by 2050, and staves off the closure of two of the state’s six nuclear plants.
State Of Illinois Has Paid Out More Than $252 Million Through Illinois Rental Payment Program To Help Tenants Struggling During PandemicGov. JB Pritzker’s office and the Illinois Housing Development Authority announced Thursday that the state has paid out more than $252 million in rental assistance to help almost 29,500 tenants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. JB Pritzker Again Warns Schools That Defy Mask Mandate Could Face State Sanctions; 'Am I Really Going To Do That? Yes'The governor’s school mask mandate covers students, teachers, and staff in preschool through 12th grade throughout the state, including both public and private schools.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs 'Colton's Law,' Creating Domestic Violence Task Force In Honor Of Slain Joliet Toddler"Why did it have to be my son? Why did it have to be Colton? And the more that I walk this journey I think maybe it was me that had to do it," Cassandra Tanner Miller said.
Gov. JB Pritzker Issues New Mask Mandate For Illinois Schools, Some State Employees As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Climb“Far too few school districts have chosen to follow the Centers for Disease Control prescriptions for keeping students and staff safe,” Pritzker said Wednesday afternoon.