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Governor Elect JB Pritzker takes the Oath of Office and assumes the role of Governor of Illinois, making him the 43rd Governor in the State's history.

Following the swearing-in Governor Pritzker addresses the attendees and press giving a message of commitment and dedication to the people of Illinois.

 Governor's Press Releases

 

 

Gov. Pritzker Announces Appointments to State Boards and Commissions58494Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his administration:7/19/2019 9:13:06 PM07/19/2019 9:13:06 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Takes Bill Action 641489Today, Gov. JB Pritzker took the following bill action:7/19/2019 8:49:28 PM07/19/2019 8:49:28 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker and AG Raoul Issue Statements on Sterigenics6395387/19/2019 2:18:01 PM07/19/2019 2:18:01 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
State of Illinois Refuses to Implement the Trump Administration's Title X Gag Rule696405Governor JB Pritzker announced Thursday that the State of Illinois will refuse to implement the Trump administration’s Title X gag rule. The gag rule holds hostage federal funding for contraception for low-income women unless providers refuse to refer or provide abortion services along with other reproductive health care.7/18/2019 7:17:26 PM07/18/2019 7:17:26 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Makes Appointment to Liquor Control Commission696300Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointment in his administration:7/16/2019 8:42:19 PM07/16/2019 8:42:19 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Takes Bill Action 632408Today, Gov. JB Pritzker took the following bill action:7/16/2019 4:20:46 PM07/16/2019 4:20:46 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Urges Participation in Critical Damage Local Assessment Following Historic Flooding862719As the floodwaters from the Great Flood of 2019 begin to recede, the State of Illinois and county emergency management agencies are undertaking a full damage assessment to determine whether Illinois can qualify for federal assistance. In order to qualify, the State of Illinois must meet or exceed more than $19 million in damages. 7/15/2019 6:57:42 PM07/15/2019 6:57:42 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Creating Illinois Property Tax Relief Fund, Among Other Bills630854Today, Gov. JB Pritzker took the following bill action:7/12/2019 8:31:56 PM07/12/2019 8:31:56 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Pritzker Administration, Attorney General's Office Work to Protect Immigrant Families in Face of Federal Attacks641723In the face of renewed threats from President Trump to conduct immigration raids, Governor JB Pritzker and Attorney General Kwame Raoul reiterated their commitment to working hand in hand to use every tool at their disposal to protect Illinois’ immigrant families.7/12/2019 4:01:37 PM07/12/2019 4:01:37 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Urges Federal Agriculture Disaster Declaration534726Springfield, Ill. – Following historic flooding across the state of Illinois, Governor JB Pritzker is urging US Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to declare a Secretarial Disaster Declaration for Illinois farmers, in a letter sent to the USDA today. The USDA’s Farm Services Agency (FSA) recently convened a State Emergency Board (SEB) meeting that recommended all 102 Illinois counties be declared an agriculture disaster. A large winter snow melt followed by excessive rain during the normal planting season has caused rivers to rise to historic levels and soils to become saturated over the entire state.7/3/2019 8:49:35 PM07/3/2019 8:49:35 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js