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2001 Illinois Attorney General Memo States: Illinois governors can’t simply extend emergency powers beyond 30 days without legislators’ OK


Another Illinois Attorney General legal opinion from 2001, has surfaced indicating the Illinois Attorney General’s office position has changed on the question of whether Gov. JB Pritzker has overstepped his authority in extending his emergency powers to govern by executive … Continue reading

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State lawmaker asks judge to rule governor’s stay-at-home order invalid for all of Illinois——Lawsuits: Pritzker has no power to order businesses closed without due process, even during pandemic


Republican State Representative John Cabello is upping the ante in his fight against the governor’s stay-at-home order. The lawmaker filed a restraining order May 12, Tuesday night, asking a Winnebago County judge to rule Governor JB Pritzker’s stay-at-home order invalid … Continue reading

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Pritzker on CNN States ‘It Will Take 12-18 Months to Re-Open Illinois’


Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Sunday pushed back against criticism over his cautious plans to reopen, saying the state will not reopen unless the standards he set have been met.”We are being very careful,” the Democratic governor told CNN’s Jake … Continue reading

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