A Republican lawmaker says he will try to put something on this fall's ballot that has never been there before: a referendum giving Illinois voters a chance to fire their governor.
With coronavirus-related restrictions set to be loosened this week in almost all of Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Sunday released his most detailed guidelines yet for businesses and organizations planning to reopen.
President Donald Trump is ordering all churches and places of worship to reopen this Memorial Day weekend. But that order will have little effect in Illinois.
The U.S. Justice Department intervened Friday in a lawsuit challenging Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
A big construction project at Gov. JB Pritzker’s Wisconsin horse farm has some questioning whether the governor is honoring the spirit of his own stay-at-home order.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker has activated nearly 60 Illinois National Guard soldiers and ordered additional steps by the state to prepare for projected flooding along the Illinois River and other streams.
Will County Republican Chairman George Pearson talks about why they're suing Gov. J.B. Pritzker in federal court over his coronavirus shutdown restrictions.
Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations for attending in-person services on Sunday, according to the mayor's office.
Illinois daily death toll is trending lower, with about four dozen deaths reported on Sunday. The state was reporting on its website that 48 have died in the last 24 hours; the state's press release said 51.
Hundreds of people attended "Reopen Illinois" rallies in Springfield and Chicago on Saturday as the Anti-Defamation League condemned Nazi imagery on signs.
Major League Baseball did not include an economic proposal during its opening presentation to the players’ union on terms to start the coronavirus-delayed season.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker broadcast his daily coronavirus briefing from his Chicago mansion for the first time Monday, joining all of his top administration staff in working from home after an aide tested positive for COVID-19.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker defended his stay-at-home order and incremental plans to reopen, saying Sunday that Illinois residents have to change the way things are done until COVID-19 is “eradicated.”
Illinois has spent tens of millions of dollars building makeshift field hospitals to prepare for an anticipated flood of coronavirus cases, but so far has not had to use the thousands of extra beds. That was exactly the plan.
An Illinois legislator on Wednesday filed a second legal challenge to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s efforts to discourage transmission of the coronavirus, saying he’s seeking a compromise on the statewide stay-at-home order.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday extended his stay-at-home order through May 30 as the highly contagious COVID-19 continued its rounds.
Illinois House Republicans on Tuesday suggested ways to slowly reopen businesses and relax restrictions on public interaction as the threat from COVID-19 potentially recedes.
A suggestion by U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that states like Illinois could file for bankruptcy to get out from under heavy public employee pension debt was rejected Wednesday by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
In his coronavirus briefing on Monday, President Donald Trump seemed to question a key component of the plan his science advisers drew up for re-opening the country.
The state of Illinois has arranged another shipment of PPE which will arrive on Monday, Gov. JB Pritzker said.