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Wednesday, April 08, 2020
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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

SPRINGFIELD — Gov. JB Pritzker said Tuesday the state is stockpiling medical supplies and working to expand its hospital capacity, even by converting some closed hotels into isolation facilities, as it braces for a sharp increase in demand due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease… Read more

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
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Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Friday, February 14, 2020

SPRINGFIELD — Criminal justice reform is high on Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker’s agenda this year, but a legislative committee hearing Thursday in Chicago showed that reform advocates and the law enforcement community have widely differing views on the issue. Read more

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Public Health now has the ability to test for the 2019 novel coronavirus in-state, meaning shorter wait times for test results for people showing symptoms of the virus and meeting certain criteria. Read more

Thursday, February 06, 2020
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
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Monday, December 23, 2019
Friday, December 13, 2019

Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx filed motions in court Wednesday to vacate more than 1,000 low-level marijuana convictions, following through on a recently passed state law legalizing adult recreational use of the drug. Read more

Thursday, December 05, 2019
Saturday, November 30, 2019
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Monday, November 25, 2019
Monday, November 18, 2019

SPRINGFIELD — The adjournment of the fall veto session Thursday night means a number of bills that failed to pass both chambers this week must wait for further action when the General Assembly returns on Jan. 28. Read more

Saturday, November 16, 2019
Friday, November 08, 2019

SPRINGFIELD — A group that advocates for public education in Illinois released a report indicating the state has made some progress in improving educational outcomes over the past five years, but it still has a long way to go to achieve the goal of having 60 percent of all adults attaining s… Read more

Monday, October 28, 2019
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