Gov. J.B. Pritzker fielded a number of questions at his Friday press briefing regarding the proposed constitutional amendment on the November general election ballot that would allow Illinois to levy a graduated income tax. Read more

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker fielded a number of questions at his Friday press briefing regarding the proposed constitutional amendment on the November general election ballot that would allow Illinois to levy a graduated income tax. Read more

Illinois lawmakers may soon consider legislation to lower the state’s compulsory attendance law to include 5-year-olds, a measure advocates see as a way to expand access to early childhood education opportunities, especially among Black and low-income families. Read more

Friday, September 18, 2020

Coronavirus infection rates appear to be declining in most parts of Illinois, including two regions that are currently under enhanced mitigation measures such as the closing of bars and restaurants to indoor service. Read more

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Friday, September 11, 2020
Thursday, September 10, 2020

The statewide COVID-19 test positivity rate hit its lowest point since July 26 on Wednesday as the Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,337 new cases of the virus among 48,029 test results reported over the previous 24 hours. Read more

SPRINGFIELD — In an appearance at Illinois State University, Gov. J.B. Pritzker took questions on the spread of the virus at colleges and universities, ongoing contact tracing efforts and the potential distribution of a vaccine once it becomes available. Read more

Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Saturday, September 05, 2020
Friday, September 04, 2020
Thursday, September 03, 2020
Wednesday, September 02, 2020

SPRINGFIELD — State officials Tuesday announced additional efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the Metro East area along the Missouri border as the first wave of restrictions yielded no effect on the region’s virus positivity rate. Read more

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

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