Category: Illinois

Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Further Establishing Illinois as the Most Welcoming State in the Nation

Issues Executive Order Establishing the Welcoming Illinois Office Four New Bills Further Expand Protections for Immigrant and Refugee Communities AURORA…

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Public Health Officials Announce 11,682 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Over the Past Week

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 11,682 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease…

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Gov. Pritzker Issues Executive Order Creating New Office of Equity

SPRINGFIELD — Building on the administration’s ongoing work to advance equity and inclusion, Governor JB Pritzker today signed an Executive…

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Gov. Pritzker Takes Bill Action

Today, Governor JB Pritzker took the following bill action: Bill Number: HB 26 Description: Establishes new internet accessibility requirements for…

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Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation to Boost Pay for Middle Class Blue Collar Jobs

SPRINGFIELD– Building on efforts to protect hardworking families, Governor JB Pritzker signed House Bill 3940 into law, ensuring that automobile…

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Gov. Pritzker Announces Six Appointments to Illinois Authorities, Boards, Commissions and Tribunals

Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his…

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Pritzker Administration Provides More Than $185 Million in Assistance to Help Tenants Avoid Eviction

CHICAGO – As the state’s gradual phaseout of the pandemic eviction moratorium continues, today Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois…

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Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Establishing an Elected Chicago School Board

CHICAGO -Governor JB Pritzker signed landmark legislation creating an elected school board for Chicago Public Schools. The legislation expands the…

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Gov. Pritzker Signs Landmark Legislation Expanding Affordable Housing Funding and Incentives

CHICAGO – Building on efforts to increase the supply of affordable housing, Governor JB Pritzker signed House Bill 2621 into…

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Gov. Pritzker Signs Landmark Legislation Expanding Affordable Housing Funding and Incentives

Law Creates New Resources to Finance Affordable Housing and Reaffirms Administration’s Commitment to Housing Stability Governor also Signs Legislation Expanding…

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Gov. Pritzker Announces $200 Million Investment to Strengthen Early Childhood Workforce

CHICAGO – Building on the administration’s ongoing work to make Illinois the best state in the nation to raise young…

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Gov. Pritzker Signs Package of Legislation Advancing LGBTQ+ Rights

CHICAGO -Governor JB Pritzker signed a package of legislation advancing the rights of the LGBTQ+ community in Illinois. The four…

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Illinois Fully Aligns with New CDC Masking Recommendations

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced today it is fully adopting updated Centers for Disease Control…

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Gov. Pritzker Announces SBA Assistance Approved for McLean County following Severe Storms, Flash Flooding

SPRINGFIELD – Governor JB Pritzker today announced the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved the state’s request for assistance to…

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