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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 Statement on Senate President Election12110491/21/2020 3:21:26 PM1/21/2020 3:21:26 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Eliminating Driver's License Suspension as Penalty for Non-Moving Violations1072357Chicago – Governor JB Pritzker today signed the License to Work Act, which eliminates driver’s license suspensions for most non-moving violations and allows tens of thousands of Illinoisans whose licenses were canceled, suspended or revoked to have their driving privileges reinstated. 1/17/2020 6:00:42 PM01/17/2020 6:00:42 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Honoring Illinois' Fallen1072350The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff immediately until Sunset on Saturday, January 18, 2020.1/16/2020 7:55:18 PM1/16/2020 7:55:18 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Pritzker Administration Announces Two Contract Agreements Covering 45,000 Child Care Providers and Home Care Workers1072351Chicago — Governor JB Pritzker announced today that his administration has reached two contract agreements with SEIU Healthcare Illinois that cover 45,000 child care providers and home care workers who provide vital services for Illinois families across the state.1/16/2020 10:37:10 PM1/16/2020 10:37:10 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill Accelerating Multi-Year Senior Homestead Exemption1072344Chicago — Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation today accelerating the multi-year senior homestead exemption in Cook County ahead of the March 3 deadline for the first installment of 2019 property taxes.1/14/2020 8:42:44 PM01/14/2020 8:42:44 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces Three Appointments to State Boards1072341Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his administration:1/13/2020 10:43:38 PM01/13/2020 10:43:38 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Affirming and Inclusive Schools Task Force Delivers Report to Gov. Pritzker1072329The Affirming and Inclusive Schools Task Force delivered a report to Governor JB Pritzker today detailing recommended procedures and best practices for K-12 schools to support transgender, nonbinary and gender nonconforming students.1/10/2020 8:13:15 PM01/10/2020 8:13:15 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces Three Appointments to State Boards1072330Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his administration:1/10/2020 10:11:52 PM01/10/2020 10:11:52 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker, Lt. Gov. Stratton Announce Key Criminal Justice Reform Priorities1072325Chicago – Building on the success of their first-year legislative agenda, Governor JB Pritzker and Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton announced three key priorities to reform Illinois’ criminal justice system over the coming years during a fireside chat at Kennedy King College in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood.1/9/2020 10:40:37 PM01/9/2020 10:40:37 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces Seven Appointments to the Illinois State Board of Health1072319Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his administration:1/8/2020 4:45:24 PM01/8/2020 4:45:24 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js