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.

COVID-19 Information

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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.

Executive Orders​

​Calendar Year 2020

  • Executive Order Number 73

    TIER 3 MITIGATIONS — In response to the recent surge of cases across Illinois, all regions of the State have triggered additional mitigation strategies. Tier 3 Mitigations aim to limit gatherings and encourage people to stay home to the greatest extent possible, while allowing most industries to continue operating at significantly reduced levels. If there is prior guidance that implies different standards from these Tier 3 Mitigations, the more restrictive standards apply. This Executive Order supersedes Executive Order 43.

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  • Executive Order Number 72

    EXTENDS MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS — A person or entity may not commence a residential eviction action. All state, county, and local law enforcement officers are instructed to cease enforcement of orders of eviction for residential premises. This shall not be construed as relieving any individual of the obligation to pay rent or comply with a lease or rental agreement.

    Executive Order 2020-72 (HTML)   (English)   (Arabic)   (Chinese)   (Spanish)   (Hindi)   (Polish)   (Tagalog)

  • Executive Order Number 71

    REISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDERS  — Reissues most executive orders, extending a majority of the provisions through December 12, 2020.

    Executive Order 2020-71 (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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