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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 2020 Recipients of the Order of Lincoln464780Governor JB Pritzker announced the 2020 recipients of the Order of Lincoln, which is the state’s highest honor for professional achievement and public service. This year’s Lincoln Laureates are Scott Altman, Paul Collins, Robert Fraley, Donald McHenry, Joanne Smith, and Mavis Staples. 11/15/2019 10:02:15 PM011/15/2019 10:02:15 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces Nine Appointments to State Boards and Commissions464787Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his administration:11/15/2019 10:33:11 PM011/15/2019 10:33:11 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Statement on Senate President John Cullerton Retirement899386Springfield, Ill. — Governor JB Pritzker released the following statement on Senate President John Cullerton’s retirement announcement.11/15/2019 3:22:36 PM011/15/2019 3:22:36 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Statement on Legislation to Cap Insulin Costs1100204Springfield, Ill. — Governor JB Pritzker released the following statement after both chambers of the General Assembly passed legislation to cap insulin costs for Illinois families.11/14/2019 7:10:53 PM011/14/2019 7:10:53 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Applauds Passage of 'Illinois Works' Legislation1100206Springfield, Ill. — Governor JB Pritzker released the following statement after the General Assembly passed legislation to strengthen the Illinois Works Jobs Program.11/14/2019 7:58:39 PM011/14/2019 7:58:39 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Statement on Passage of Cannabis Legislation1100207Springfield, Ill. — Governor JB Pritzker released the following statement after the General Assembly passed legislation to strengthen the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act.11/14/2019 9:34:05 PM011/14/2019 9:34:05 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Statement on Ethics Reforms, Reiterates Call for Continued Work1100208Springfield, Ill. — Governor JB Pritzker released the following statement after the General Assembly passed ethics reforms in the veto session.11/14/2019 10:51:37 PM011/14/2019 10:51:37 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Statement on House Passage of First Responder Pension Consolidation1100202Springfield, Ill. — Governor JB Pritzker released the following statement after the House passage of legislation to consolidate assets of 650 suburban and downstate police and fire pension plans into two statewide funds.11/14/2019 3:00:25 PM011/14/2019 3:00:25 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces 10 Appointments to State Boards 1100189Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his administration:11/8/2019 10:38:23 PM011/8/2019 10:38:23 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Pritzker Administration Launches Next Phase of Fairgrounds Improvements1100178SPRINGFIELD, IL – The warm days of the Illinois State Fair seem far away as the chill of fall sets in, but the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) is already prepping for 2020. The next phase of road improvements has begun on the fairgrounds with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) paving several main roads.11/5/2019 6:46:06 PM011/5/2019 6:46:06 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js