Stories about Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker
With talks between labor and environmental groups at an impasse, and with the clock ticking on the impending closure of two nuclear plants in Illinois, Gov. JB Pritzker this week urged lawmakers to quickly take up the “compromise” package he put forth in June.
Two of the laws make menstrual products available at state colleges and universities and require homeless shelters to stock the products, budget permitting.
Masks will be required for students and teachers, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker said Wednesday. The state also updated its quarantine rules for students and teachers: an option to test to stay in school instead of quarantine if exposed to a positive COVID-19 case
Teachers, students must wear masks indoors regardless of vaccination status
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is expected to announce on Wednesday a new statewide school mask mandate along with other COVID-19 protocols for the upcoming school year, according to multiple media reports. Pritzker is expected to hold a COVID-19 update at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Illinois will effectively end immigrant detention and further restrict local law enforcement’s ability to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a plan Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law Monday.
Illinois will effectively end immigrant detention and further restrict local law enforcement’s ability to cooperate with federal immigration authorities under a plan Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law Monday.
The new law directs the Illinois Housing Development Authority to launch a COVID-19 Affordable Housing Program and directs $75 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act dollars to support the construction and rehabilitation of affordable rental housing
Visitors over the age of 2 are required to wear face coverings while inside state offices and facilities
Gov. Pritzker signed an education-related bill while also announcing that the state would invest $200 million of federal funds to provide additional training, mentorships and scholarships to bolster the state’s early childhood education workforce over the next two years