The governor of Illinois is issuing new guidelines which include fines for businesses that don't follow rules about face masks and social distancing to slow the spread of coronavirus.
By Associated Press
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker held a news conference April 29 on the state’s response to the novel coronavirus.
By Justin Stabley
Roughly 10 weeks ago, a woman in Chicago became the second known case of novel coronavirus in the U.S. Now, the number of confirmed infections in Illinois is nearing 12,000, and more than 300 people have died. The state’s governor,…
Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker gives an update on the state’s current novel coronavirus situation as the outbreak spreads.
By Justin Stabley
By Courtney Vinopal
President Donald Trump is expected to offer an update on Monday about the continuing U.S. response to the new coronavirus, or COVID-19, alongside the White House Task force.
By Joshua Barajas
Pritzker is expected to speak at 3:30 p.m. ET today. Watch the governor's remarks here.
By Kathleen Foody, Associated Press
Illinois' governor granted more than 11,000 pardons for low-level marijuana convictions on Tuesday, describing the step as a first wave of thousands of such expungements anticipated under the state's new marijuana legalization law.
By Sara Burnett, Associated Press
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year.
By John O'Connor, Associated Press
Fulfilling one of the new Democratic governor's top campaign promises, Illinois is on track to be the first state in the Midwest to push its base wage to $15.
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