Clay County Judge Again Rules Against Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order; Grants Exemption To Downstate Tanning Salon And ManagerGov. JB Pritzker said, “It’s clear that the judge in Clay County has his own political agenda.”
Gov. JB Pritzker Announces 5,500 Childcare Centers Will Be Able To Reopen With Capacity Limits In Next Phase Of Reopening Plan“I know, in the absence of parades, we still want to find ways to honor and celebrate those who have given their lives while serving this country, again in a safe and socially-distanced way,” Dr. Ngozi Ezike said Friday.
New Downstate Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Seeks To Block Stay-At-Home Order StatewideJames Mainer is challenging the governor's authority to extend his stay-at-home order beyond the first 30 days of his original disaster proclamation.
State Lawmakers Debate Expansion Of Mail-In Voting For General ElectionIn August ballot applications would automatically be sent to anyone who voted in the 2018, 2019 and 2020 elections or who applied for an absentee ballot.
Gov. JB Pritzker Moves To Send Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Against Stay-At-Home Order To Federal Court“It is abundantly clear the Governor is intent on forum shopping,” said Bailey's attorney, Thomas DeVore.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,268 New COVID-19 Cases, 87 Additional DeathsIllinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike said Illinois has had 102,686 total virus cases since the start of the pandemic, including 4,607 deaths.
Boats Allowed To Have Up To 10 People On Board Under New Illinois Reopen RulesChicago's harbor system is one of the largest in the nation with about 6,000 boat slips -- slips that remain empty right now because of COVID-19 -- but that could all be about to change. 
Illinois Restaurants Can Reopen With Outdoor Seating May 29, Pritzker SaysBars and restaurants are getting the green light to reopen nine days from now if they can move their customers outdoors, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday as he gave the green light for the entire state to move into phase three of his reopening plan.
More Than 100,000 COVID-19 Cases Confirmed, Pritzker Says Restaurants Can Reopen With Restrictions"Phase 3 permits all gatherings, not just essential ones, of 10 people or fewer. That means if you want to go enjoy a picnic in the park or walk with nine other people, you can. Just remember to wear a mask or face covering one social distancing cannot be maintained."
Naperville Park District Suing Gov. Pritzker To ReopenNaperville's Park District is filing a lawsuit against Gov. JB Pritzker, asking a judge to let them reopen their facilities on their own timeframe. 
Coronavirus In Illinois: 1,545 New COVID-19 Cases, 146 Additional Deaths; But Hospitalizations Continue To DropSince the start of the pandemic, Illinois has had 98,030 confirmed virus cases, and 4,379 deaths.
Illinois GOP Leaders Say Graduated Income Tax Would Hurt Economic Recovery, Want Proposal Removed From November Ballot“If the GOP wants to keep people from voting on this, keep people away from the ballot box, that says something about the lack of confidence in their position,” Gov. JB Pritzker said.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,294 New COVID-19 Cases, 59 Additional DeathsSince the start of the pandemic, Illinois has had 96,485 cases in 100 counties, although many of those have since recovered. The state has had 4,234 COVID-19 deaths so far.
Gov. JB Pritzker Urges Republican Critics To Stop 'Pushing Stories' About His Family's Whereabouts; 'There Are Threats To My Safety And To Their Safety'In the wake of questions about where his family has been staying during the statewide stay-at-home order, Gov. JB Pritzker on Friday said he's been protective of his wife and children's privacy, out of fear for their safety.
Clay County Judge Denies Gov. JB Pritzker's Bid For Change Of Venue In Rep. Darren Bailey's Lawsuit Challenging Stay-At-Home OrderBailey, a Republican from Xenia, is challenging the Democratic governor's authority to extend his stay-at-home order beyond the first 30 days of his original disaster proclamation.