Gov Pritzker announces plan to re-open Illinois regions in phases

No sooner than May 29th, four regions of the state can begin to reopen in phases under complicated criteria outlined here: https://linkprotect.cudasvc.com/url?a=https%3a%2f%2fCoronavirus.Illinois.gov&c=E,1,1qWR_Xo-WpGNEB-9aPg–_WlymTiacq_nx7OWsAmmSlemLstBYgnlRE3Se-PRLJckgKC2Keu6BIVUaRT9xC8UhxS6QwmZ00_GNHhRCHccc7WZdU63ZW0&typo=1

Lightfoot rips not 1, not 2, not 3, but 4 politicians

Aldermen Lopez & Rosa for deferring her emergency powers budget ordinance, Gov Ron DeSantis for opening Florida beaches and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for suggesting states be allowed to declare bankruptcy rather than get a federal bailout.

CORVID-19 rips big holes in two state budgets

CORVID-19 rips big holes in two state budgets

Red ink is estimated at $2.7 billion for the current budget, $4.6 billion in the next, expanding to $7.4 billion without voter approval of the graduated income tax referendum in November. $1.2 billion in short term borrowing in the works immediately.

Preckwinkle self-isolates

Preckwinkle self-isolates

the Cook County Board President says she has no COVID-19 symptoms, but a bodyguard has tested positive so she’ll self-isolate thru Friday