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)

Governor Issues Disaster Proclamation

image of proclamation


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.

Winter Storm Landon

Forecasts indicate that Winter Storm Landon will impact a substantial majority of the counties in Illinois, causing significant snowfall ranging from nine to 18 inches of snow across large portions of Illinois, along with sleet, ice, rain, and high winds. Since local resources and capabilities may be exhausted, State resources are needed to respond and recover from the storm. This proclamation shall be effective immediately.

Executive Orders​

Calendar Year 2022

  • Executive Order Number 12

    REISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDERS -  Reissues and amends previous executive orders through May 28, 2022.

    Executive Order 2022-12 (HTML)    (English)   

  • Executive Order Number 11

    AMENDMENT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER 2022-06 -  Amends Executive Order 2022-06 and establishes that all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, shall continue to be required to wear a face covering (1) where federally required; (2) in congregate facilities such as correctional facilities and homeless shelters; and (3) in healthcare settings.

    Executive Order 2022-11 (HTML)    (English)   (Arabic)    (Polish)    (Chinese)    (Spanish)    (Hindi)    (Tagalog)

  • Executive Order Number 10

    REISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDERS  - Reissues several executive orders, extending the provisions through April 30, 2022.

    Executive Order 2022-10 (HTML)    (English)   (Arabic)    (Polish)    (Chinese)    (Spanish)    (Hindi)    (Tagalog)

  • Executive Order Number 09

    AMENDMENT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER 21 (2021)  Amends Executive Order 21 (2021) by establishing a State Homelessness Chief, amends and revises delivery date for the State Plan to June 1, 2022, and revises Section 7.a. in relation to the Community Advisory Council.

    Executive Order 2022-09 (HTML)    (English)    (Arabic)    (Polish)    (Chinese)    (Spanish)    (Hindi)    (Tagalog)

  • Executive Order Number 08

    Illinois Cybersecurity Commission - This proclamation establishes the Illinois Cyber Security Commission to support a robust coordination effort across all levels of government to build and enhance cyber security. The Commission will work to protect valuable information by identifying and disrupting cyber-attacks, developing cross sector and community training and exercises for critical infrastructure partners, and establishing regional critical infrastructure cyber response teams.

    Executive Order 2022-08 (HTML)    (English)    (Arabic)    (Polish)    (Chinese)    (Spanish)    (Hindi)    (Tagalog)

  • Executive Order Number 07

    REISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDERS - Re-issues the following previously issued executive orders: 2020-04, 2020-09, 2020-11, 2020-12, 2020-15, 2020-20, 2020-21, 2020-23, 2020-24, 2020-26, 2020-27, 2020-30, 2020-36, 2020-45, 2020-50, 2020-68, 2021-03, 2021-12, 2021-18, 2021-22, 2021-28, 2021-31, and 2022-06.

    Executive Order 2022-07 (HTML)    (English)    (Arabic)    (Polish)    (Chinese)    (Spanish)    (Hindi)    (Tagalog)


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.

Learn more about Governor JB Pritzker

 Latest News