J.B. Pritzker

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August 20, 2019 - 3:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood's acting president and CEO, said the...
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June 25, 2019 - 12:45 pm
By JOHN O'CONNOR/AP Political Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and the second to approve it through the Legislature rather than...
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker on October 1, 2018, in Chicago. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
March 13, 2019 - 9:59 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KMOX) - Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker wants residents to see for themselves how their taxes woud be affected under his so-called "fair tax" proposal. The plan features new tax rates based on how much you earn, he believes the current tax system is unfair to the middle class...
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Fred Bodimer
January 29, 2019 - 12:59 pm
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Local health officials have a warning about our extreme cold temperatures. When the wind chill goes into negative territory, it doesn't take long to cause frostbite. Helen Sandkuhl is the administrative director of emergency medicine at SSM Health Saint Louis University...
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January 22, 2019 - 9:25 am
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The St. Clair County state's attorney is in line to become head of the Illinois State Police. The Belleville News-Democrat says the new Pritzker administration confirmed the nomination of Brendan Kelly. He'll need approval from the Illinois Senate. Kelly ran for Congress in...
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Illinois gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker speaks during a round table discussion with high school students at a creative workspace for women on October 1, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.
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January 14, 2019 - 3:25 pm
Democrats have nearly unprecedented power at the Statehouse after four years of divided government only worsened the economic woes of a state billions of dollars in debt.
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Illinois gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker speaks during a round table discussion with high school students at a creative workspace for women on October 1, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.
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November 06, 2018 - 8:09 pm
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner vied for a second term against Democrat J.B. Pritzker.
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