Gov. JB Pritzker accused Trump of using rhetoric that’s “making it worse,” referring to the protests spurred by George Floyd’s death.
The Chicago mayor vehemently rebutted criticism that police stood by as looters ransacked local businesses.
Chicago Mayor Says An Investigation Is Under Way Into ‘Coordinated’ Looting And Arson That Marred Peaceful Protests
Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Gov. JB Pritzker said Illinois Guard was needed to tamp down “criminal element” popping up among protests after the death of George Floyd.
Gambling industry experts say the virus is accelerating trends that were already in motion.
Illinois is loosening coronavirus-related restrictions for businesses across the state — but Chicago has other plans.
Illinois’ Gov. Pritzker warns that Illinois' COVID-19 fight is “far from over.”
Restaurants, bars, offices, salons and stores will partially reopen Friday. But it's still a far cry from pre-pandemic normalcy.
Chicagoans will get to eat outdoors at restaurants, head into the office — and, yes, get haircuts — with public health and capacity guidelines.
Earlier this month, House Democrats passed a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package to help jumpstart the economy.
Relations between the economic giants have gone downhill fast since they signed a preliminary trade pact four months ago. The latest tussles over the coronavirus and Hong Kong add to the friction.