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

1,005 “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 […]

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

344 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 […]

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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

386 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 […]

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

734 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 […]

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

3,122 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 […]

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

545 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 […]

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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

974 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 […]

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Bars and Restaurants in Illinois Ordered to Close Monday Night, March 16, 2020 through Monday March 30, 2020; Drive-Thru and Pick-Up May Operate

635 Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker’s ordered Sunday afternoon March 15, 2020 that all bars and restaurants in Illinois must close to dine-in customers from the end of business Monday night, March 16, 2020 through March […]