Gov. J. B. Pritzker’s interpretation of Illinois’ marijuana legalization law is costing the state more than $100 million in tax revenue by blocking certain pot shops from relocating, some state lawmakers and cannabis industry advocates say.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said taxpayers “don’t deserve a political circus” on Thursday when he gave powerful House Speaker Michael Madigan a choice: Answer questions about a federal bribery investigation which implicates him, or give up the gavel after three decades of iron-grip control.
It was a rare display of bi-partisan unity Tuesday on a message some Americans angrily reject.
With COVID-19 surging across Illinois and the nation, Governor JB Pritzker is imposing additional mitigations across the state to slow the spread of the virus.
The latest numbers released by the Illinois Gaming Board show bettors in the state wagered more than $285 million on sports contests in September.
Orland Park’s mayor says enforcing state guidelines is not his job.
Efforts to identify cuts that can be made to Illinois’ budget will continue despite the postponement of the General Assembly’s veto session, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday.
FOX 32's Joanie Lum reports..
Gov. Pritzker and staff who attended a meeting on Monday and were exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 have tested negative.
Officials say the possible exposure happened during a meeting Monday in a large conference room at the governor's office.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mark Konkol gives his thoughts on Gov. J.B. Pritzker's leadership during the pandemic and the rejection of the "fair tax" amendment.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday said that Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan should step down as chairman of the state Democratic Party, agreeing with the state’s senior U.S. senator that the longtime political powerbroker’s implication in a federal bribery investigation hurt Democrats in Tuesday’s elections.
“There will be cuts, and they will be painful,” said Pritzker during his daily COVID-19 briefing in Chicago.
Voters have rejected a proposal to abolish Illinois’ flat-rate income tax for one that would take a greater share from wealthier taxpayers.
Leslie Munger, former Republican Illinois comptroller, weighs in on the apparent decision by Illinois voters to reject the so-called "fair tax" amendement.
With the entire state scheduled to be under stricter rules regarding social interaction by Wednesday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday reported another near-record day for new infections of the coronavirus.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker has deployed Illinois National Guard troops to Chicago to prepare for potential election-related civil unrest.
Gov. Pritzker says high school basketball is back on hold, one day after IHSA says it would start on schedule.
A region that encompasses central and west-central Illinois, including the capital of Springfield, became the latest Thursday to face restrictions on social interaction because of an elevated rate of positive tests for COVID-19.
“Please, we just need some answers, help us stay open,” said Chicago small business owner Ahmed Braimah.