Four contenders in the Republican race for governor largely spent as much or more than they raised during the final quarter of 2021 as they competed for the right to take on billionaire Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker in November, according to the latest campaign finance reports.
“I’ve heard many people say that they’re healthy, I want to ask you at this time to please think of your neighbor,” Carle BroMenn Medical Center and Carle Eureka Hospital President Colleen Kannaday said.
Multiple sources confirmed to Lee Enterprises that Griffin has indeed pledged to fund a slate to the tune of $200 million to $300 million in next year's elections.
"Get to work, governor, and stop dreaming," said Illinois Republican Party chairman Don Tracy.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker shoots down rumors of interest in a 2024 presidential campaign if President Joe Biden opts not to run for a second term. "I…
Gov. J.B. Pritzker visited southern Illinois on Wednesday to tout one of the marquee policy accomplishments of his first year in office: the $45 billion Rebuild Illinois capital infrastructure plan.
The Capitol Recap featuring the state grants for airports.
The former Illinois State Police Merit Board official at the center of a politically-fraught case that began when she was accused of falsifying overtime reports is under renewed scrutiny after collecting more than $71,000 in workers’ compensation and disability benefits tied to her unsubstantiated allegations of sexual assault.
Advertising has taken up the vast majority of the $8.2 million Pritzker's campaign has spent in the previous three months.
The campaign released seven pages summarizing the governor’s and first lady MK Pritzker’s returns.
The Illinois legislature’s top two Republicans are asking if Gov. J.B. Pritzker and top Democrats placed a little-noticed provision in the massive criminal justice reform package passed in January specifically to oust the head of a state agency who was investigating a Pritzker supporter accused of filing phony overtime reports.
The weekly recap from the Capitol featuring Pritzker signing new legislative maps.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law Friday a revised map of General Assembly boundaries designed to ensure Democrats keep control of the Illinois House and Senate through the decade, starting with next year’s elections.
As President Joe Biden acknowledged difficulties in selling his economic agenda to a distracted public, the White House enlisted Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday to pitch a plan that includes one idea familiar in Illinois — higher taxes for the wealthy.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday that the state will award more than $40 million in workforce training grants, focusing on communities hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and youth who are particularly at risk of violence.
Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday mandated COVID-19 vaccinations for all workers on his reelection effort, a move aimed at drawing attention to the differences between his handling of the pandemic and his Republican challengers, who oppose coronavirus mitigation mandates.
A pilot program aimed at helping farmers and farm families struggling with stress-related mental health issues is expanding to serve all of Illinois.
In a move that appeared to catch majority Democrats by surprise, Illinois House Republicans rejected an ethics proposal tweaked by Gov. J.B. Pritzker and are using the resignation of the General Assembly’s top watchdog to push for what they argue are more meaningful anti-corruption measures.
The Capitol Recap featuring the indoor mask mandates and vaccines for health care workers and educators.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday endorsed ethics legislation that aims to take on Illinois’ pervasive culture of political corruption, but used his amendatory veto power to return it to the legislature to correct what he said was a confusing “technical drafting error” that prevented him from signing it into law.
Barely a month and a half ago, Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced his bid for reelection after waiting for a point where there was notable easing of the pandemic that had defined his governorship and made his handling of the crisis the central theme of his campaign.