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Pritzker announces $21B road improvement plan

METRO EAST – Gov. J.B. Pritzker joined the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Tuesday to announce the release of a $21.3 billion plan to improve Illinois roads and bridges over the next six years. The critical investment in…

Illinois teachers union at odds with school reopening plans

WESTMONT, Ill. - Illinois’ school-age kids are weeks from returning for the fall semester and the state’s teacher unions are not on the same page about whether school districts should open for in-person instruction or online-only education.…

Michael Madigan implicated in criminal probe involving ComEd

(THE CENTER SQUARE) – Referring to him as “Public Official A,” the U.S. Attorney’s Office implicated House Speaker Michael Madigan in announcing criminal charges against utility company ComEd as part of a sweeping corruption and bribery…

Governor reminds Illinoisans to complete 2020 U.S. Census

ROCKFORD - Part of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's trip to Rockford Thursday involved a stop at City Market Pavilion to remind Illinoisans to compete the 2020 U.S. Census. The governor's plea included the reminder that census numbers directly…

Pritzker announces new COVID-19 mitigation plan

CHICAGO - Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a new COVID-19 mitigation plan Wednesday in response to the latest surge of infections that's now affecting several states. Like earlier iterations of the state's efforts to curb…

Pritzker announces $108.5M in COVID-19 funding for education

ROCKFORD - Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Tuesday that he will dedicate $108.5 million in federal Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Funds to preK-12 public education and institutions of higher education to meet the unique…

Illinois brings in $52 million from adult-use cannabis

SPRINGFIELD - Gov. J.B. Pritzker, on Tuesday, announced that the state has earned $52 million in revenue during the first six months of Illinois’ new adult-use cannabis industry. Last year, the Governor signed the bipartisan Illinois…