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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

​Governor JB Pritzker signs recreational marijuana bill into law.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs bill legalizing recreational marijuana into law.  Audio also includes Sen. Heather Steans, Rep. Kelly Cassidy, Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth, Sen. Toi Hutchinson, Rep. Celina Villanueva, Rep. David Welter, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx, Cabrini Green Legal Aid Exec. Director Esther Franco-Payne and Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton.  

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker and others.

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​ISBE releases report on kindergarten readiness.

Soundbite:  ISBE Director of Early Childhood Education Carisa Hurley

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Monday, June 24, 2019

​Mariano's stores now selling Illinois Lottery tickets.

Soundbite:  Illinois Lottery Acting Director Harold Mays, Mariano's Exec. Michael Marx

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​RAW AUDIO:  Illinois Lottery announces partnership w/Mariano's Fresh Market to sell lottery tix in the chain's 44 Illinois stores.  Audio includes Illinois Lottery Acting Director Harold Mays, Roundy's Michael Marx and AIDS Foundation of Chicago CEO John Peller.  Video is also available

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​State Fire Marshal reminds the public about summer fire safety.

Soundbite:  State Fire Marshal Spokesperson JC Fultz

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​Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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Saturday, June 22, 2019

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker speaks at UNCF Gala in Chicago.  Video is also available.

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Friday, June 21, 2019

​Governor JB Pritzker signs package of bills to help protect immigrants in Illinois.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker speaks at the Civic Federation award luncheon in Chicago.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs package of bills to protect immigrant communities in Illinois.  Audio also includes UIC Chancellor Michael Amiridis, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights CEO Lawrence Benito, Rep. Celina Villanueva, Sen. Don Harmon, Rep. Kelly Cassidy, Sen. Robert Peters, Sen. Omar Aquino and more.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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​Fatigue can be a serious hazard to workplace safety.

Soundbite:  Illinois OSHA Director Ben Noven

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist's Office Brian Kerschner).

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker speaks at Legal Aid Chicago's annual luncheon honoring John G. Levi.  Audio also includes John G. Levi.  Video is also available.

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​Governor signs executive order to make sure every Illinoisan is counted in the 2020 census.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker, Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker signs executive order cementing Illinois' comprehensive 2020 Census effort.  Audio also includes Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton, Rep. Camille Lilly, Rep. Lisa Hernandez, Sen. Omar Aquino, Forefront Director of Democracy Anita Banerji and Rev. Janette Wilson.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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​Family donates Bible owned by Abraham Lincoln to the Presidential Library in Springfield.

Soundbite:  State Historian Sam Wheeler 

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​RAW AUDIO:  Family gives Lincoln Presidential Library a Bible that once belonged to Abraham Lincoln.  Audio includes ALPLM Exec. Director Alan Lowe, ALPLM Head of Acquisitions Ian Hunt and State Historian Sam Wheeler.  Video is also available.

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker speaks at Norwegian American Hospital Power of Community Benefit in Chicago.  Video is also available.

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​ISP highlights its Trooper in a Truck program to curb distracted driving.

Soundbite:  ISP Major Robert Meeder  

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​RAW AUDIO:  ISP discusses the Trooper in a Truck distracted driving initiative.  Audio includes ISP Major Robert Meeder, Illinois Trucking Association Associate Director Eric Gallien and Cadence Premier Logistics President and CEO Rocky Caylor.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker chats with the Executives' Club of Chicago.  Video is also available.  

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​RAW AUDIO:  Q & A w/Governor JB Pritzker.

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State officials recognize Juneteenth Day.

Soundbite:  Governor JB Pritzker, IDHR Director James Bennett   

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker joins IDHR to celebrate Juneteenth Day.  IDHR Director James Bennett and Illinois Human Rights Commission Exec. Director Philip Dalmage.  Video is also available.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker speaks at installation of Deputy Governor Jesse Ruiz as the Chicago Bar Assoc.'s 145th President.  Audio also includes Chicago Bar Assoc. President Steven Elrod and Mayor Lori Lightfoot.

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​Secretary of State Jesse White working on legislation to prevent the sale of body parts.

Soundbite:  Secretary of State Jesse White

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​ISBE awards $1 million in grants to help improve the teaching profession and shortage.

Soundbite:  ISBE Deputy Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Jason Helfer

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Monday, June 17, 2019

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker attends the opening of the Northwestern University Biomedical Research Center in Chicago.  Video is also available.

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​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker celebrates the 103rd birthday of Reverend Elizabeth Jordan at Prairie Green at Fay's Point in Blue Island.  Video is also available.

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​Floodwaters often mean more mosquitos.

Soundbite:  IDPH Spokesperson Melaney Arnold

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Weekly Crop Report.

Soundbite:  Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener

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Friday, June 14, 2019

​RAW AUDIO:  Governor JB Pritzker celebrates Illinois' LGBTQ community at Shedd Aquarium's Pride Night.  Video is also available.

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​Weekly Weather Summary (State Climatologist Office's Brian Kerschner).

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

It's the time of year for gnats and mosquitos.

Soundbite:  IDPH Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike

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​Bill awaiting the Governor's signature aims to protect students from sexual abuse.

Soundbite:  Sen. Iris Martinez, Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Terrant

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