Gov. JB Pritzker

Democratic gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker on October 1, 2018, in Chicago. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
Sam Masterson
May 20, 2020 - 2:35 pm
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is expected to withdraw his emergency rule which would penalize businesses for reopening early, in violation of his stay-at-home order.
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Associated Press
October 29, 2019 - 3:00 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois State Board of Education has suspended the licenses of nearly 50 educators who have been charged with sex crimes, violent felonies or certain drug offenses, implementing a new law that seeks to strengthen student safety protections. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed...
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Alex Degman
August 27, 2019 - 11:02 am
"One in eight American women will develop invasive breast cancer."
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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signs legislation
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August 22, 2019 - 1:15 pm
The current minimum teacher salary ranges from only $9,000 to $11,000.
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August 19, 2019 - 4:53 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker says Illinois will not use federal family planning funds as long as Republican President Donald Trump’s administration prohibits women’s health clinics from referring patients for abortions. The Democrat called Trump’s requirement a “gag rule” Monday on a...
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August 14, 2019 - 5:28 pm
(KMOX) — Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has signed legislation expanding insurance coverage for certain treatments. One new law requires insurance companies to cover office visits and treatment for tick-borne diseases like Lyme Disease. The second requires coverage of EpiPens for children with severe...
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August 12, 2019 - 12:15 pm
(KMOX) — Historical contributions by members of the LGBTQ community will now be included in public school curriculum in Illinois. Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill requiring the inclusion into law over the weekend. The new law ensures that students in Illinois public schools will learn about the...
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker on October 1, 2018, in Chicago. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
August 05, 2019 - 4:54 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s thankful that the state has not suffered a mass shooting like those over the weekend — without mentioning two major shootings with multiple deaths in the past decade. The Democrat was asked Monday in Chicago about the shootings in El...
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August 01, 2019 - 10:50 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois workers will no longer have to disclose their salary history to employers under a new state law. Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday signed a law barring employers from asking job applicants how much they made in previous jobs. Illinois lawmakers passed two previous versions of...
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