Wednesday, Governor JB Pritzker joined members of the Black, Latino and Asian Caucuses of the state legislature and small business owners to announce a package of state grant programs to support communities and businesses impacted by the pandemic and recent civil unrest.
Deaconess Sports Park in Evansville is set to host its first baseball tournament of the season. The Tri-State League Youth Baseball Tournament will consist of 40 teams from Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky.
In response to a City of Chicago request, Governor JB Pritzker activated 375 Illinois National Guard soldiers for State Active Duty to assist the Chicago Police Department in protecting the city and its residents.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced during his coronavirus update Thursday that he intends to sign a modified version of the state’s stay-at-home order, which effectively extends the order through Saturday, May 30.
Governors across the Tri-State gave their latest updates on the impact of COVID-19 in their communities. Not all updates on Thursday were good ones, but state leaders are remaining hopeful that an end is in sight.