The Illinois Supreme Court declined to take on a downstate legal battle over Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s coronavirus-related orders on Tuesday, moving the case to Sangamon County and consolidating it with a similar challenge.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Friday that public health officials may issue fines to Illinois businesses where employees or patrons aren’t wearing face coverings to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
“Anyone who thinks that wearing a mask or keeping their distance doesn't help, you are just wrong,” said Dr. Ngozi Ezike.
A Republican state representative in Illinois filed a petition Wednesday calling for Gov. J.B. Pritzker to be held in contempt for supposedly violating a court ruling when he issued two executive orders to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Illinois launched a $5 million advertising campaign on Monday to remind people to cover their faces in public to slow the spread of COVID-19, which has had a resurgence in the state since Gov. J.B. Pritzker loosened restrictions to help the state’s suffering economy.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s administration on Friday urged additional vigilance by local officials in 11 counties where there are upticks in COVID-19 cases.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a plan Friday to move teenagers in state custody to small regional residential centers with a variety of services closer to their homes.
Governor JB Pritzker sounded the alarm Thursday that parts of Illinois could move backward when it comes to COVID-19 restrictions.
Governor JB Pritzker is tightening up rules for Illinois sports to protect athletes from COVID-19.
Governor JB Pritzker on Monday said he believes Illinois will not return to normalcy until 2021 due to the coronavirus.
Federal prosecutors are seeking records on more than 100 property tax appeal cases in Cook County, including one owned by Gov. JB Pritzker. In that case, Pritzker got a tax break on a mansion next door to his house by having the toilets removed. He repaid the county $330,000.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker took the unusual step Thursday of preemptively filing a lawsuit to ensure school children wear face coverings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus when schools reopen in a few weeks.
A group of bowling alley operators are the latest to challenge Governor JB Pritzker's pandemic rules in court. They complain the number of bowlers allowed inside is way too low.
Governor JB Pritzker said Tuesday if COVID-19 numbers continue to increase in Illinois, he would take action.
The $20 million apprenticeship program will support up to 17,000 participants in 2020, which is a record number for the state.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is contributing an additional $51.5 million to a ballot initiative committee backing his constitutional amendment that would dump the state’s flat-rate income tax structure in favor of one that takes a bigger bite from the wealthy.
The impact of Thursday’s ruling by a judge from southern Illinois’ Clay County wasn’t immediately clear as Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office maintains other courts have upheld his orders.
A new battle of words is brewing between President Donald Trump and Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Governor JB Pritzker.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker will work with the General Assembly to pass a law commemorating Juneteenth as an official state holiday for years to come, according to a press release from the governor's office.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday approved a massive expansion in voting by mail, a plan derided by Republicans nationally.