JB Pritzker, Governor

On January 14, 2019, Illinois inaugurated Governor JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton to lead Illinois into a new century as we enter our 201st year. The Governor and Lieutenant Governor look forward to beginning the work to build our state’s future together. Learn more here.

Guidance Affirming Non-Discrimination in Administration of the COVID-19 Vaccine

The Pritzker Administration has released guidance to affirm and supplement the State of Illinois’ April 10, 2020 Guidance Relating to Non-Discrimination in Medical Treatment for COVID-19. Federal and State civil rights laws, including the Illinois Human Rights Act, prohibit discrimination in the delivery of healthcare and support of the rendering of ethical, non-discriminatory decisions. These principles have equal and ever-important application in the context of the COVID-19 vaccine. View the full guidelines.(Arabic)  (Polish)  (Chinese)  (Spanish)  (Hindi)  (Tagalog)

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Governor Issues Disaster Proclamation

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Coronavirus

JB Pritzker, Governor of the State of Illinois, in the interest of aiding the people of Illinois and the local governments responsible for ensuring public health and safety issues a Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation in response to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

This proclamation will assist Illinois agencies in coordinating State and Federal resources, including the Strategic National Stockpile of medicines and protective equipment, to support local governments in preparation for any action that may be necessary related to the potential impact of COVID-19 in the State of Illinois.


Recent Winter Storms

In response to the recent winter storms causing large snow accumulations and frigid windchill temperatures, this proclamation declares all counties in the State of Illinois as disaster areas. Since local resources and capabilities may be exhausted, State resources are needed to recover from the effects of the severe winter weather. This proclamation shall be effective immediately and remain in effect for 30 days.

Executive Orders​

Calendar Year 2021

  • Executive Order Number 17

    WELCOMING ILLINOIS OFFICE - Creates the Welcoming Illinois Office to coordinate, develop and implement policies and practices to make Illinois a more welcoming and equitable state for immigrants and refugees. The Office will be housed and supported by the Department of Human Services and led by the Senior Immigration Fellow.

    Executive Order 2021-17 (HTML)    (English)  

  • Executive Order Number 16

    OFFICE OF EQUITY - Establishes the Office of Equity to help promote diversity, equity, and inclusion across state government. By creating a standalone Office of Equity, the Chief Equity Officer will serve as a leader in creating more equitable systems and opportunity for state employees and all residents.

    Executive Order 2021-16 (HTML)    (English)  

  • Executive Order Number 15

    REISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDERS - Reissues several executive orders, extending a majority of the provisions through August 21, 2021.

    Executive Order 2021-15 (HTML)    (English)   (Arabic)   (Chinese)   (Spanish)   (Hindi)   (Polish)   (Tagalog)


  • Complete list of Disaster Proclamation & Executive Orders

 About

As Governor, JB Pritzker is thinking big for all of Illinois. Focusing on growing our economy and creating jobs, stabilizing state government and balancing our budget, expanding healthcare to all Illinoisans, and investing in cradle to career education. JB’s agenda serves every region of our state, so no one is left behind.

Elected by the largest margin in a generation, JB knows it’s time for a change in Illinois. That’s why he works hard every day to put state government back on the side of working families. JB is committed to raising wages, reducing healthcare costs, expanding child care assistance, and increasing college affordability because he believes it’s the job of state government to improve the standard of living for all our residents. He has worked for decades as a national leader in early childhood education and intends to make Illinois the leading state in the nation for our youngest children. JB is working to reform our criminal justice system, end the epidemic of gun violence, prioritize mental health and defend and expand the individual and civil rights of every Illinoisan.

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