Beck, Lightfoot On Stay At Home Order: Citations To Be Issued, Parks Could Be Shut Down"At worst, we will take you into custody."
Senate To Move Forward On Coronavirus Stimulus Bill After Striking DealThe legislation is the most expensive stimulus package in U.S. history, and includes an expansion of unemployment benefits, direct payments to taxpayers and hundreds of billions of dollars in aid to companies, hospitals and state and local governments.
State, Local Lawmakers Furious After Blue Island Shuts Down Police Department Over Coronavirus CaseAmong those who have tested positive for the coronavirus recently in Illinois is a police officer in south suburban Blue Island.
5 Chicago Hotels To House Those With COVID-19"Because of social distancing, Chicago shelters are facing new challenges related to space, Lightfoot said. "Not only to we have a plan, we are executing that plan."
Indiana Postpones May 5 Primary Elections Until June 2 Due To Coronavirus OutbreakIndiana is delaying its upcoming primary elections by nearly a month, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
To Combat Spread Of Coronavirus, Chicago's City Hall Will Be Closed To General Public Starting FridayMayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday night that in an effort to prevent the further spread of coronavirus, City Hall will not be open to the general public effective Friday.
Mayor Lightfoot Announces School Closure Extended To April 20, Orders Anyone Who Is Sick To Stay Home, Amid Coronavirus PandemicMayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday announced that the Chicago Public Schools’ closure will be extended to April 21 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Ald. Edward Burke Trailing State Rep. Aaron Ortiz In 14th Ward Committeeperson RaceAlthough the race isn't officially over yet, according to city vote totals so far, Illinois State Rep. Aaron Ortiz is leading the race with 40.4% of the vote, ahead of Burke's 32.9%, and Alicia Elena Martinez's 26.8%.
Chicago Voter Turnout Down From The 2018 Primary ElectionAccording to Jim Allen of the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners, preliminary results show that with 477,444 ballots cast, turnout was a little above 31%.
Progressive Challenger Marie Newman Defeats Longtime Congressman Dan Lipinski In 3rd District RematchA member of the Lipinski family has held that seat since 1983.
Jim Oberweis To Face U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, Jeanne Ives To Face U.S. Rep. Sean Casten In Key Congressional RacesAs Democrats seek to maintain their control of the U.S. House of Representatives in November, two freshman Democrats in Illinois will be key to that goal.