Stories about Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker
Citing an “improved” economic outlook, Gov. JB Pritzker announced his support to increase evidence-based education funding in the state by $350 million in fiscal year 2022 which begins July 1.
Phase 5, a full reopening of the state, (plus face masks) would begin as soon as Friday, June 11 if there are no COVID-related setbacks
The Catholic Conference of Illinois is lobbying against proposed tax changes for the 2022 fiscal year that would reduce an income tax credit gained for donations to private scholarships.
Governor, Chicago Mayor both targeting July 4 for full reopening
Illinois could ease more COVID-19 restrictions as soon as next week, Gov. JB Pritzker said Monday if health metrics continue in a positive direction.
The bill requires an annual outside audit of the parent company of scandal-ridden Commonwealth Edison while providing about $70 million in subsidies each year for the next five years to two struggling nuclear plants owned by the company, one in Byron
Funding goes to vehicle manufacturing, renewable energy training programs
“What I want to say is, the gerrymandering train is on the tracks,” Senate Republican Leader Dan McConchie, of Hawthorn Woods, said during a news conference.
The bill seeks to expand access to health care for low-income and rural residents, including residents of color, as well as broadly expand the state’s network of mental health services.
Gov. JB Pritzker announced a new state program Monday that aims to increase vaccine access in low-income, vulnerable communities and to connect residents across the state to COVID-19 assistance programs for transportation, food, utilities or other resources.