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Region 1 moves to Tier 2 COVID-19 mitigation

CHICAGO— Following a decrease in COVID-19 test positivity rates and hospitalizations throughout Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Friday that regions across the state are now eligible to move out of Tier 3 mitigations, the strictest…

Pritzker responds to Trump impeachment

CHICAGO -- Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker called the second impeachment of President Donald Trump a necessary move. “Make no mistake: to hold accountable those who smear our democracy, who unleash violence and death upon the halls of…

Pritzker outlines 2021 spending reduction plan

ROCKFORD -- Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced today more than $700 million in spending reductions for fiscal year 2021. The plan is the result of a months-long and ongoing review of agency spending under the Executive branch. The plan includes a…

Cries for Madigan to step down get louder

SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, said he’s not going anywhere despite members of his own party saying it’s time for him to step down as party leader. State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, is making a…