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Illinois Republicans seek special session on ethics reform

SPRINGFIELD – Republicans in the Illinois House, on Tuesday, called on Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker to convene a special session of the General Assembly to focus on ethics reform. During a video news conference, Reps. Grant Wehrli,…

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…

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…

Pritzker announces $9.3M for youth employment program

ROCKFORD – Gov. J.B. Pritzker joined local leaders in Rockford Thursday to celebrate the Illinois Department of Human Services’ COVID-19 Summer Youth Employment Program (C-SYEP). The program will employ 2,400 young adults statewide…

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…