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Executive and Legislative Achievements

Since 2019, Governor JB Pritzker and the General Assembly have focused on protecting and enhancing the lives of Illinoisans in every corner of the state. See how the administration has helped communities across Illinois.

 Governor's Press Releases

 

 

Gov. Pritzker Signs Transformative Legislation Establishing Illinois as a National Leader on Climate Action 1005168CHICAGO – Delivering on principles previously laid out, Governor JB Pritzker signed landmark legislation into law that puts the state on a path toward 100% clean energy, invests in training a diverse workforce for the jobs of the future, institutes key ratepayer and residential customer protections, and prioritizes meaningful ethics and transparency reforms. Illinois is the first state in the Midwest to enact legislation to combat the climate crisis and build an economy for the future.9/15/2021 4:33:48 PM09/15/2021 4:33:48 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Rebuilding the Metro East: Major projects highlight Year Three of Rebuild Illinois 1005181COLLINSVILLE – Entering Year Three of Rebuild Illinois, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that multiple projects in the Metro East are underway or starting soon and extending into 2022, highlighting an ongoing commitment made possible by Gov. JB Pritzker’s historic, bipartisan capital program.. The six projects represent a total investment of more than $89.1 million, improving safety, mobility and quality of life while sustaining and creating good-paying jobs throughout the region.9/15/2021 5:08:51 PM09/15/2021 5:08:51 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Rebuilding Kankakee: Major projects highlight Year Three of Rebuild Illinois 1005188KANKAKEE – Entering Year Three of Rebuild Illinois, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that multiple projects in the Kankakee area are underway, highlighting an ongoing commitment made possible by Gov. JB Pritzker’s historic, bipartisan capital program.9/15/2021 5:16:46 PM09/15/2021 5:16:46 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Rebuilding the Illinois Quad Cities: Major projects highlight Year Three of Rebuild Illinois 1005195MOLINE – Entering Year Three of Rebuild Illinois, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that multiple projects in the Quad Cities area are underway, highlighting an ongoing commitment made possible by Gov. JB Pritzker’s historic, bipartisan capital program. 9/15/2021 5:18:36 PM09/15/2021 5:18:36 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Rebuilding Bloomington-Normal Major projects highlight Year Three of Rebuild Illinois 1005196BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL – Entering Year Three of Rebuild Illinois, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that multiple projects in the Bloomington-Normal area are underway, highlighting an ongoing commitment made possible by Gov. JB Pritzker’s historic, bipartisan capital program. Seven major projects represent a total investment of $21.6 million, improving safety, mobility and quality of life while sustaining and creating good-paying jobs throughout the region. 9/15/2021 5:30:51 PM09/15/2021 5:30:51 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces First of its Kind Aviation Maintenance Training Programs to Open in Illinois1005204CHICAGO—Governor JB Pritzker joined the Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM), Congresswoman Marie Newman, City of Chicago officials, and members of the community today in announcing a first of its kind aviation training facility opening in Chicago’s McKinley Park neighborhood. With support from the State of Illinois, the new AIM campus will expand access to industry standard aviation training programs, increase the talent pipeline for Illinois’ growing aviation industry, and unlock a long-term investment of 75 permanent jobs for the community.9/15/2021 5:49:44 PM09/15/2021 5:49:44 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Rebuilding Rockford Major projects highlight Year Three of Rebuild Illinois1005229ROCKFORD – Entering Year Three of Rebuild Illinois, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that multiple projects in the Rockford area are underway, highlighting an ongoing commitment made possible by Gov. JB Pritzker’s historic, bipartisan capital program. Six major projects represent a total investment of nearly $29.7 million, improving safety, mobility and quality of life while sustaining and creating good-paying jobs throughout the region. 9/15/2021 5:59:01 PM09/15/2021 5:59:01 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
STATE OF ILLINOIS CELEBRATES LATINO BUSINESSES DURING NATIONAL "SUPPORT LATINO BUSINESS DAY" 1004359ROCKFORD, Il. – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today joined business leaders in Rockford to celebrate national “Support Latino Business Day,” and encouraged residents to support Latino and Hispanic businesses throughout the state during this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins tomorrow.9/14/2021 5:36:59 PM09/14/2021 5:36:59 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces Two Appointments to Illinois Authorities and Boards1004580Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his administration: 9/14/2021 9:43:32 PM09/14/2021 9:43:32 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js
Gov. Pritzker Announces Nation-Leading Childcare Investments to Support Parents and Providers in COVID-19 Recovery708344CHICAGO - Governor JB Pritzker and Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Secretary Grace Hou today announced a series of nation-leading investments to strengthen access to childcare for parents seeking to reenter the workforce while simultaneously bolstering childcare providers and their employees. 9/13/2021 7:17:51 PM09/13/2021 7:17:51 PMFalse41;041~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/SOI_Item_IISNews.js