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Pritzker announces new COVID-19 emergency rules

CHICAGO - Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Friday he is submitting administrative rules that would allow authorities to fine businesses up to $2,500 for failing to require face coverings and social distancing in the fight against COVID-19. Te…

Pritzker: Fraudulent unemployment cases top 120K

SPRINGFIELD – The state has identified more than 120,000 instances of fraud in its unemployment system since March, approximately 114,000 of which targeted the federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program that has been ripe for…

New Illinois Human Rights Commission head named

CHICAGO - Gov. J.B. Pritzker named Tracey B. Fleming as the Executive Director of the Illinois Human Rights Commission Wednesday, Aug. 5. Fleming joins the HRC following an over 20-year career as a professional advisor and leader with…

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