Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's budget proposal, released on Feb. 19, 2020, calls for $42 billion in the general fund and a new rate structure for the state’s income tax.
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Of the 12,821,497 citizens living in Illinois in 2018, 97.5 percent said they were only one race while 2.5 percent said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained in February.
Of the 12,854,526 citizens living in Illinois in 2017, 9,895,529 were old enough to vote as of Aug. 5, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.
Of the 12,821,497 citizens living in Illinois in 2018, 9,894,936 were old enough to vote as of Feb. 7, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.
Of the 12,854,526 citizens living in Illinois in 2017, 97.6 percent said they were only one race while 2.4 percent said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained in August.
As we head into the spring months, the risk of severe thunderstorms typically increases across the state of Illinois, including the risk for tornadoes.
Gov. Pritzker Partners with United Way of Illinois, Alliance of Illinois Community Foundations to Launch Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund
Governor JB Pritzker joined the United Way of Illinois and the Alliance of Illinois Community Foundations today to announce the launch of the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund (ICRF), a new statewide fundraising effort to support nonprofit organizations serving those whose lives have been upended by this pandemic.
Building on measures designed to address the unprecedented economic challenges facing Illinois families during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor JB Pritzker announced a three-month extension of the income tax filing deadline and several new programs to provide more than $90 million in financial relief to small businesses across the state.
Gov. Pritzker Lays Out Measures to Increase Testing, Hospital Capacity in Preparation for Additional Need
As the state continues to build on its robust response to the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for increased demand across the state's health care system, Governor JB Pritzker provided an update on the state's current testing and hospital capacity and laid out measures to increase that capacity to meet the anticipated need in the coming weeks.
ILLINOIS GOVERNOR'S OFFICE: Gov. Pritzker Announces Partnership with Manufacturing and Biotech Industries to Produce Life-Saving Supplies in Illinois
Separately, State Has Ordered 2.5 Million N95 Masks, 1 Million Surgical Masks, Among Other Supplies; Governor Calls for Federal Activation of Defense Production Act
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced 296 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including an infant.