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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 Signs Legislation Supporting Hospitals, School Districts and Small Businesses194088Today, Gov. JB Pritzker took the following bill action:6/14/2019 6:47:46 PM06/14/2019 6:47:46 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Makes Six Appointments to Illinois Human Rights Commission698183Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his administration:6/12/2019 8:48:12 PM06/12/2019 8:48:12 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Signs Reproductive Health Act, Making Illinois a National Leader Amid Flurry of Attacks on Reproductive Rights698782Chicago — Making good on his promise to make Illinois the most progressive state in the nation for women’s reproductive rights, Governor JB Pritzker signed the Reproductive Health Act on Wednesday, enshrining a woman’s right to choose into law.6/12/2019 3:51:57 PM06/12/2019 3:51:57 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Reinstating Five-Hour School Day, Supporting Furloughed Workers594908Today, Gov. JB Pritzker took the following bill action:6/7/2019 8:03:08 PM06/7/2019 8:03:08 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Signs Bipartisan Balanced Budget, Fair Tax Rates24611Governor JB Pritzker today signed into law a bipartisan, balanced budget for $40.1 billion in operating expenses that begins to pay down Illinois’ debt and return the state to fiscal stability – as the state moves closer to a fair income tax than ever before.6/5/2019 8:23:28 PM06/5/2019 8:23:28 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Commits Additional Troops to Illinois Flood Fight, Tours Flood Damage Along Illinois, Mississippi Rivers922646Grafton, Ill. — Governor JB Pritzker has activated an additional 200 Illinois National Guard soldiers for State Active Duty to engage in the state’s active flood fight along the Illinois and Mississippi rivers. 6/4/2019 9:16:39 PM06/4/2019 9:16:39 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Appoints New Director of Banking881232Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointment in his administration:6/3/2019 9:42:14 PM06/3/2019 9:42:14 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Celebrates 2019 Executive and Legislative Accomplishments to Restore Illinois' Economy and Strengthen Working Families498362Springfield, Ill. — Concluding Illinois’ most sweeping and consequential legislative agenda in a generation, Governor JB Pritzker celebrated the bold bipartisan legislative action that is ushering in a new era of fiscal responsibility and standing up for working families.6/3/2019 2:33:51 PM06/3/2019 2:33:51 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Statement on Passage of College Affordability Legislation490731Springfield, Ill. — Gov. JB Pritzker released the following statement after the General Assembly passed HB 2719 which expands students’ access to federal aid for post-secondary education.6/2/2019 1:28:28 AM06/2/2019 1:28:28 AMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Applauds Bipartisan Votes for Balanced State Budget490732Springfield, Ill. — Governor JB Pritzker released the following statement after Friday's Senate passage and Saturday's House passage of a bipartisan, balanced state budget.6/2/2019 1:34:18 AM06/2/2019 1:34:18 AMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js