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Pritzker Administration Approaching $1 Billion in Capital Investments for 24/7 State Facilities through Rebuild Illinois 487682Springfield – Governor JB Pritzker and the Capital Development Board (CDB) have announced nearly $1 billion in investments are planned or underway for state facilities throughout Illinois that provide round-the-clock care to some of the state’s most vulnerable residents. 8/8/2022 8:36:55 PM8/8/2022 8:36:55 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces Four Appointments to Boards and Commissions4877648/8/2022 9:54:14 PM8/8/2022 9:54:14 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Federal Court Orders Shakman Decree to be Vacated, Citing Gov. Pritzker's ‘Extraordinary' and ‘Durable' Reforms1253100CHICAGO — The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals today ordered the lower court to vacate the 1972 Shakman Consent Decree, citing Governor Pritzker’s significant progress “instituting and supporting several remedial measures in recent years to minimize the risk of political patronage in employment practices.”8/5/2022 7:07:39 PM08/5/2022 7:07:39 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
MEDIA ADVISORY - IDPH PRESS CONFERENCE1253101What: IDPH Director to join Champaign County Health Department officials for a monkeypox virus media briefing.8/5/2022 7:50:44 PM08/5/2022 7:50:44 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Public Health Officials Announce 30,762 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Over the Past Week1253103CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 30,762 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 59 deaths since July 29, 2022. 8/5/2022 8:47:00 PM08/5/2022 8:47:00 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Governor Pritzker Kicks Off Back To School Tax Holiday August 5 - August 14 1253105CHICAGO — Governor Pritzker joined lawmakers and stakeholders to encourage Illinois families to take advantage of the State’s Back to School tax holiday, Aug. 5 through Aug. 14.8/4/2022 6:28:07 PM08/4/2022 6:28:07 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces Medicaid Reimbursement Increases and Expanded Title X Funds for Reproductive Health Care Providers1253108CHICAGO –Today Governor Pritzker announced an increase in Medicaid reimbursement rates for abortion services and a new expansion of Title X funding through the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) for family planning and reproductive health service providers across the state.8/4/2022 5:20:19 PM08/4/2022 5:20:19 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces $21 Million in Funding for Infrastructure Projects in Cahokia Heights1253111SPRINGFIELD — Governor JB Pritzker along with local officials, stakeholders, and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced $21 million in funding to the City of Cahokia Heights to support infrastructure projects in the area. The funding, made available through Gov. Pritzker’s historic Rebuild Illinois Capital Plan, will include rehabilitation of lift stations and improvements to the sewer collection system.8/3/2022 4:48:21 PM08/3/2022 4:48:21 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker and Tyson Foods, Inc. Break Ground on Caseyville Expansion 1253112CASEYVILLE — Governor JB Pritzker joined Tyson Foods, Inc., as well as state and local officials, to announce a new expansion of Tyson’s Caseyville facility, which will expand the production of Hillshire Farm® and Jimmy Dean® products. The company's commitment to expand its Caseyville facility is expected to bring a $180 million investment and create 250 new jobs - generating economic benefit for the region and state. The new facility is expected to be complete in the summer of 2023.8/3/2022 4:08:42 PM08/3/2022 4:08:42 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Governor Pritzker Announces $17.5 Million in Funding to Renovate Rend Lake Resort in Southern Illinois1253116SOUTHERN ILLINOIS — Governor JB Pritzker announced today a long-awaited renovation of the popular Rend Lake Resort in Southern Illinois will get underway in 2023 with an investment of more than $17.5 million. The funding will be used to renovate the conference center, restaurant, cabins, pool, and boatel, which collectively will enable the resort to host lodging guests, conferences, and other visitors and events.8/3/2022 6:54:26 PM08/3/2022 6:54:26 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js