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1 Pritzker staffer tests positive; Region 1 sees another positivity rate increase
2 Wednesday's coronavirus updates: Huge gap in positivity rates — 2.2% with UI campus totals, 7.1% without — prompt state to reassess Region 6 metrics; IDPH releases Halloween guidelines; Champaign woman in 80s dies of COVID-19
4 Pritzker: Positivity rate still too high in Illinois
5 Statewide positivity rate remains level – Herald Publications
6 COVID-19 Hospitalizations At Highest Level Since June
7 CapitolView (8/28/2020)
8 Nowicki named bureau chief of Capitol News Illinois
9 Senate Republicans: Stay in session until legislature reaches a bipartisan reopening plan
10 State announces another 1,953 COVID-19 cases, driving positivity rate back to 4%
11 COVID-19 positivity rate levels at 3 percent as state passes 2 million tested
12 No state fairs this year in Illinois
13 Virus positivity rate up again; Durkin asks governor to call a special session
14 Statewide positivity rate decreases as stricter mitigations take effect
15 32,000 Illinoisans save $8.5 million
16 Listen now: How Illinois is reopening after COVID-19
17 As marijuana sales boom, social equity applicants sweat licensing delays
18 COVID-19 Update: Rolling positivity rate over 4% for 5th straight day
19 Pritzker says legislative session needed, would consider withholding funds from counties reopening early
20 State releases Phase 4 guidance as hospitalization numbers continue to decline
21 Pandemic response, state budget top Illinois lawmakers' agenda
22 Southern Illinois COVID-19 positivity rate rises to 7.3%
23 New COVID-19 restrictions to take effect in Will, Kankakee counties Wednesday
24 Judge denies GOP request to allow large political gatherings
25 Appellate court: Pritzker has authority to set inmate transfer protocols
26 Illinois' COVID-19 positivity rate moves up again as 1,624 new cases confirmed
27 COVID-19 update: Hospitalizations tick upward as positivity rate remains low
28 COVID-19 hospital bed usage in Illinois is highest since June 19
29 IDPH launching external investigation of its nursing home oversight bureau
30 State unemployment fraud cases top 120K, driven by nationwide exploitation of new federal program
31 Pritzker puts criminal justice reforms atop 2020 agenda for Illinois
32 Pritzker to Trump: Your rhetoric is 'making it worse'
33 COVID-19 cases top 10000 in Illinois after highest single-day surge
34 Pritzker backs cities' actions aimed at slowing COVID-19 spread at bars
35 Pritzker details contact tracing pilot effort, defends misdemeanor emergency rule
36 COVID-19 hospitalization numbers continue decline as testing sites reopen
37 Illinois COVID-19 positivity rate continues to climb
38 Statewide rolling positivity rate ticks upward for third straight day
39 Republicans continue to pressure IDES amid new fraud claims
40 COVID-19 positivity rate continues to climb
41 Illinois COVID-19 deaths dip to lowest daily number since March
42 State's seven-day COVID-19 positivity rate drops Tuesday
43 Stephen Douglas, Pierre Menard statues to be removed from Illinois Capitol grounds
44 Illinois Senate conducts first-ever virtual committee hearing
45 Pritzker: All regions ‘going the wrong direction’ as Illinois surpasses 200K COVID-19 cases
46 Another 74,000 file first-time unemployment claims in Illinois
47 House GOP aims for FOID fixes in light of backlog
48 Many interests at play in energy overhaul discussions in Illinois
49 State to offer ’guidance’ for church reopenings
50 Illinois' seven-day COVID-19 positivity rate ticks slightly downward
51 IDPH reports 2,149 new cases, 20 additional deaths in Illinois
52 Madigan: Members violating safety precautions could face removal from session
53 UPDATED: ComEd’s bribery admission implicates Madigan
54 New youth sports guidelines drastically limit allowable competition
55 State Rolling Rate 4.4–2.7% Here This Week
56 Pritzker 'watching numbers very, very closely,' but vague on potential to roll back reopening
57 Lawmakers, activists demand investigation of 2012 ‘rape in Champaign’ email
58 Pritzker reports modest hospitalization progress in Illinois
59 Senate OKs language for graduated tax referendum, voter pamphlet
60 Illinois COVID-19 one-day death total of 14 is lowest since March 30
61 Illinois Senate Republicans, including Schimpf, question Pritzker on prison sentence commutations
62 Watch now: Illinois lab approved for ‘game changer’ COVID-19 test, but timeline for widespread use is unknown
63 Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, declares Election Day a state holiday
64 Tuesday's coronavirus updates: In Champaign County, cases up 12, hospitalizations down four, seven-day positivity rate at 1.3%
65 Coalition pushes Clean Energy Jobs Act
66 Pritzker announces new resources for job seekers in Illinois
67 Illinois governor's cable call for greater federal COVID-19 help sparks presidential Twitter spat
68 Graham At Center Of Appellate Court Action
69 Marijuana sales create $52 million in state revenue
70 AG asks Illinois Supreme Court to weigh in on Bailey's lawsuit
71 State's continued unemployment claims still top 700,000
72 Coalition looks to end gas bill surcharge
73 State allows summer school openings
74 Hospital bed, ventilator usage remains on decline
75 Pritzker: Changes to stay-at-home order coming, but ‘normal’ a long way away
76 Sheriffs association calls Pritzker's prisoner transfer order ineffective
77 Metro East region nears 8% COVID-19 positivity rate that is ‘failsafe’ for state action
78 Illinois continues reopening as COVID-19 cases tick up
79 Clean energy legislation appears unlikely to advance
80 State gives guidance on mortgage payments, student loan debt, banking
81 Mendoza unequivocal: No raises for Illinois state lawmakers
82 Opposing groups readying for fight over graduated tax
83 Capitol View (6/19/2020)
84 Pritzker says session needed, would consider withholding funds from counties reopening early
85 COVID-19 hospital bed usage is highest since June 19
86 Stateville inmate among 8 more dead as state reports 461 new COVID-19 cases
87 State outlines remote learning for schools | Coronavirus |
88 Monday's coronavirus updates: Champaign County: 9 new cases, 1.2% seven-day positivity rate; State reports fewest deaths in a day since March 30
89 State Week: COVID-19 Cases Increase While Tax Revenues Decline
90 State to release first $50 million of broadband expansion funding in Illinois
91 Bailey wants Pritzker to rescind recent executive orders or go to jail
92 Chicago to see federal agent surge
93 Health officials: Illinois coronavirus patients cured, released from home isolation
94 Friends remember Saline County Treasurer Jeff Murrie as a 'good guy'
95 Another 141,000 file initial unemployment claims in Illinois, pushing 4-week total past 630,000
96 Another COVID Death In Montgomery County
97 Pritzker: Virus is worse in southern Illinois than Chicago
98 Watch now: COVID-19 positivity rate continues to climb; Key metric is highest it’s been since June 11
99 Illinois to notify 32,000 unemployment claimants of data breach out of ‘abundance of caution’
100 IDPH Reports Three More County Deaths