Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill Expansion Of Medical Marijuana LawThe bill also adds another 12 conditions to the list of acceptable conditions bringing the total number to 54.
New Law Aimed At Addressing Illinois Teacher ShortageThe Illinois State Board of Education says there were more than 1,400 unfilled classroom positions at the start of the last school year.
Udder-ly Unique: Illinois State Fair Officials Unveil Popular Butter CowLast year, hundreds of pounds of butter was sculpted into a cow by the same Iowa artist, Sarah Pratt. The base had "Land of Lincoln" written on it and included a stovepipe hat, as a nod to Abraham Lincoln.
Illinois Spending $20M To Encourage Complete Census CountIllinois is giving out $20 million in grants to community organizations and local governments to help ensure all residents are counted in the 2020 census.
5 Governors Push Presidential Candidates To Aid Great Lakes"The Great Lakes are a vital natural resource to our entire nation, and ensuring American families have access to clean drinking water and a safe waterway system that supports our economy should be a priority for our next president," Pritzker said.
Pritzker Signs Consumer Debt Relief Law"We're putting reasonable limits on debt collection to protect people from predation and help them get back on their feet."
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Two Laws To Protect Young ImmigrantsThe governor said the new laws will protect young immigrants who have been “demonized” by the Trump administration.
July Brings Higher Gas Taxes, Cigarette Taxes, And More To Fund Road And Bridge Repairs In IllinoisWelcome to July and the reality you’ll pay more in taxes to generate money for Rebuild Illinois, the state’s first large-scale infrastructure program in 10 years.
Gov. Pritzker Signs Order To Protect Transgender StudentsIllinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has created a task force to study the rights of transgender students.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana In IllinoisWith Gov. JB Pritzker's signature Illinois is the 11th state to legalize marijuana, and the law is being called the most progressive in the country.
Governor JB Pritzker Signs Recreational Marijuana LawPritzker called the state’s marijuana law a step in the right direction, especially for communities of color that have been most negatively impacted by the war on drugs.
New Law Named After Matt Haller Puts Strict Limits On Toxic Ethylene Oxide Emissions; 'An Everlasting Legacy'It's being called the strongest law in the nation against carcinogenic ethylene oxide emissions.
Governor Pritzker Signs Sweeping Abortion Rights LawGov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday has signed legislation making Illinois the most progressive state in the nation for women’s reproductive rights.
Pritzker Makes Good On Getting A Graduated Income Tax On The 2020 BallotA media war on the issue is expected to cost hundreds of millions in TV and direct mail, because the stakes are so high. To scrap the flat tax, 60% of Illinois voters, not just a simple majority, must approve the change.
Governor, Lawmakers Celebrate Approval Of Budget, Construction Plan, Gambling Expansion, And MoreThe capital construction plan is the state’s first infrastructure investment since 2009.