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Pritzker lifts ban on worship services starting Friday, May 29

  Move comes amid lawsuits and possible U.S. Supreme Court review By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com      SPRINGFIELD – People in Illinois will be allowed to attend worship services starting this weekend without fear of prosecution as the state enters Phase 3 of Gov. JB Pritzker’s “Restore Illinois” reopening plan. Pritzker made the announcement…

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Vote-by-mail expansion headed for governor’s signature after Senate passage

  Bill also allows curbside voting, makes Election Day a state holiday this year By BEN ORNER Capitol News Illinois borner@capitolnewsillinois.com      SPRINGFIELD – A major expansion of voting access for the 2020 general election is headed to the desk of Gov. JB Pritzker after the Illinois Senate overwhelmingly passed the measure Friday, May 22. After…

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Representative begins attempt to remove Pritzker from office

Crystal Lake lawmaker would need support of 15 Democratic colleagues, hundreds of thousands of voters By REBECCA ANZEL Capitol News Illinois ranzel@capitolnewsillinois.com      SPRINGFIELD — An Illinois lawmaker dissatisfied with Gov. JB Pritzker’s handling of the large number of COVID-19-related unemployment claims is calling on his colleagues to support an effort to remove the governor from…

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