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Gov. J.B. Pritzker Announces Upcoming End of One COVID-19 Mask Mandate and the Modification of Another

News Conference Expected Wednesday Afternoon The state’s indoor mask mandate may soon be changing. Governor JB Pritzker could unveil a new plan Wednesday afternoon as Mundelein High School students protest that they are done wearing […]

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Rep. Adam Niemerg: Gov. JB Pritzker’s Newly Signed Partisan Maps Another Low for Illinois Democrats

State Representative Adam Niemerg (R-Dieterich) immediately responded last week, stating that the new legislative maps Governor JB Pritzker signed into law Monday, September 27, 2021 shows how little partisan Democrats think about the citizens of […]

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Six Naperville Firefighters Sue Naperville, Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare and Gov. J.B. Pritzker, Claiming There’s No Legal Right to Enforce COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Mandate

Six firefighters are challenging vaccine mandates that they and their attorney Jonathan Lubin say are unconstitutional mandates in Illinois. Lubin wrote that the “plaintiffs are a group of heroes who have risked their lives time […]

This illustration, created by Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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Christian Liberty Academy Gets “Non-Recognized” Status by Illinois Board of Education Regarding Mask Order

Vaccine Requirement Coming Sep. 5, 2021 Christian Liberty Academy was classified as “non-recognized” on Thursday, August 26, 2021 by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) for not complying with the Mask Requirement which the […]

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Comments Reflect Backlash to Messages from Democrat and Republican Governors’ Video Message Posted by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer

“This Holiday Season.” A group of state governors urges citizens on the principles of wearing masks, maintaining social distancing, washing hands frequently to slow down the spread of COVID-19 illness. A message from state governors […]

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Mayors from Itasca, Morton Grove, Libertyville, Orland Park Won’t Enforce State Ban on Indoor Dining

Village of Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau explains his view of Coronavirus (COVID-19) resurgence mitigation, saying restrictions on restaurants are capricious. Itasca Mayor Jeff Pruyn in a State of the Village message Tuesday, October 27, […]

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Illinois Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation (SB 1863 and HB 2238) to Expand Vote by Mail, Promote Safe Participation in the 2020 Election

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill expanding the program Tuesday June 16, 2020. In a news release, Gov. Pritzker’s office stated the program is aimed at ensuring “safe and active participation in the 2020 general […]

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Senior Staff Member with Gov. J.B. Pritzker Test Positive for COVID-19; Daily Briefings to Continue Via Video Teleconference

The Illinois governor’s office reported Monday May 11, 2020 that a member of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s senior staff has tested positive for COVID-19, and that all staffers — including the governor — will now work […]

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Arlington Heights Frontier Days and Other Summer Festivals Involving Large Groups of People at Events Not Likely for Summer 2020

Gov. JB Pritzker says Illinois may be ‘bending the curve,’ but crowd limits will likely last into summer, and people need to think seriously about canceling large summer events. Governor JB Pritzker during his daily […]

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Essential Businesses and Operations During Stay at Home Executive Order Saturday March 21 to Tuesday April 7, 2020

Here is the text that describes what qualifies as Essential Businesses and Operations during Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker’s Stay at Home Executive Order (COVID-19 EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 8) located at Section 1 (starts at 11). […]

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Gov. Pritzker Activates Illinois National Guard from 182nd Airlift Wing in Peoria, and Other Army and Air National Guard to Assist with Logistical Support and Medical Staffing

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 activated about 60 Illinois National Guard service members from the Air and Army National Guard to assist first responders and medical providers with the Coronavirus COVID-19 […]