Gov. JB Pritzker Announces More Than $31 Million Grants Awarded From Illinois COVID-19 Response FundThe fund has raised $30.8 million in private donations, which have been distributed to more than 114,000 families in four rounds of funding.
Gov. JB Pritzker Establishes New Fund To Help Non-Profits Respond To COVID-19 CrisisThe state is teaming up with United Way and the Alliance of Illinois Community Foundations to establish the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund to support local non-profits across the state.
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Gives Advice To Harper College GradsMore than 500 Harper College graduates got advice from U.S .Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Saturday during graduation ceremonies.
U.S. Senate Confirms Chicago Billionaire Pritzker As Secretary of CommerceThe Senate has confirmed billionaire business executive Penny Pritzker to be secretary of Commerce, filling a vacancy that has stood since John Bryson resigned last summer.
Senate Panel Backs Penny Pritzker's Cabinet NominationPenny Pritzker’s nomination to be the next Commerce Secretary advanced to the full Senate on Monday, following the unanimous approval of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Obama Taps Penny Pritzker As Commerce SecretaryAnother Chicagoan could soon join President Barack Obama’s Cabinet. The president nominated billionaire and longtime fundraiser Penny Pritzker to be the next U.S. Commerce Secretary.
Pritzker Resigns From School Board; Obama Cabinet Next?Chicago businesswoman Penny Pritzker has resigned from the Chicago Board of Education.
Teachers' March Targets Pritzker Family; Disrupts Traffic DowntownThousands of striking teachers and their supporters were marching down Michigan Avenue on Thursday, after rallying outside a hotel owned by the billionaire family of a Chicago Board of Education member.