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Pritzker calls out Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric in response to racial unrest

Springfield, IL – Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker called out President Donald Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric in response to the nation’s racial unrest last week on...

Pritzker seeks virus coverage for Medicaid; response fund created

Illinois is submitting two federal waivers for increased Medicaid flexibility that would ensure that eligible residents are covered if they are diagnosed with COVID-19,...

Pritzker praises Organized Labor, workers’ response to COVID-19 pandemic

Springfield, IL – Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker expressed his gratitude to Organized Labor on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic during a virtual...

Illinois AFL-CIO praises Pritzker’s leadership during coronavirus crisis

Springfield, IL – Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the state’s top officials for public health and emergency management met with leaders of the Illinois...

Pritzker: Fair budget plan needs Fair Tax to ease burden on...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker used his 2020 Budget Address last week to remind voters of the need for...

Pritzker cites union apprenticeships, southern Illinois in State of the State...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield IL – Illinois union workers and southern Illinois figured prominently as Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued an upbeat State of the...

Illinois’ property tax task force will have Metro-East contingent

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – Working people in Illinois are watching to see what becomes of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposed constitutional amendment to replace...

Pritzker joins Simmonses to launch a big Alton development

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Alton, IL – Successful attorney and longtime Labor supporter John Simmons and his wife Jayne recently launched AltonWorks, a $75 million...

Union miners named to Illinois State Mining Board

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – Gov. J.B. Pritzker has appointed three veteran miners to the State Mining Board, which issues safety rules and regulations...

Illinois Legislature approves barrage of new Labor laws

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – The highlights of the Illinois Legislature’s historic spring 2019 session have been well-reported and documented, but less attention has...
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