Rockford, Illinois News
Browsing Tag

#Illinois

Madigan allies indicted in ComEd bribery scheme

(The Center Square) -- Months after utility Commonwealth Edison admitted to a patronage scheme to curry favor from Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, some of the Chicago Democrat’s closest allies are now facing criminal charges.…

Illinois rolled back to Tier 3 COVID-19 mitigation

CHICAGO – With a new wave of COVID-19 surging across the state of Illinois, the Midwest and the nation, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health, on Tuesday, announced Tier 3 mitigations will take effect in every…

Midwestern governors appear in COVID-19 awareness video

CHICAGO -- Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D), Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb (R), Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear (D), Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D), Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R), and Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) on…

COVID-19: Illinois in for ‘rocky next few months’

CHICAGO -- Illinoisans could be headed into a difficult winter as COVID-19 cases continue to spike, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday. Pritzker reiterated during his daily coronavirus update the the number of daily cases has increased by more…

Union calls on Illinois schools to suspend in-person learning

WESTMONT, Ill. -- The president of the Illinois Federation of Teachers is calling on school districts across the state to suspend in-person learning amid the current wave of coronavirus infections. “Last week, Illinois officials reported…

Pritzker: State is approaching need for stay-at-home order

CHICAGO -- A second statewide stay-at-home executive order is Gov. J.B. Pritzker's last resort to get a handle on the latest COVID-19 surge. But it's something he says could happen soon. "We're running out of time, and we're running…