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After big wins last year, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Democratic legislature start new session facing major challenges on pensions, property taxes and ethics

Illinois lawmakers return to Springfield on Tuesday for a spring session that will be a test of whether Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Democratic-led General ...

Chicago Tribune + January 27, 2020 + View Article

Coronavirus diagnosed in Chicago woman marks 2nd case, 5 total confirmed in US

CHICAGO (WLS) — A total of five people have been diagnosed with the disease’s outbreak known as coronavirus. Health officials announced three more confirmed diagnosis ...

ABC 7 Chicago + January 27, 2020 + View Article

Governor signs bill to limit insulin costs

Megan Blair spends $1,800 for a month’s supply of insulin, but will soon no longer have to after Gov. JB Pritzker signed a bill Friday ...

State Journal-Register + January 27, 2020 + View Article

The Supreme Court Denies Request for Expedited ACA Review

Yesterday, the Supreme Court denied a request by 21 Democratic state attorneys general and the U.S. House of Representatives for an expedited review of an ...

Commonwealth Fund + January 22, 2020 + View Article

Pritzker Administration Behind On Hiring Spree To Tackle Medicaid Application Backlog

Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker’s administration is lagging behind on a promised hiring spree to help tackle Illinois’ backlog of applications for the government-run Medicaid health ...

WBEZ + January 02, 2020 + View Article