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Trump declares Illinois a Major Disaster Area

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Trump declares Illinois a Major Disaster Area

Trump declares Illinois a Major Disaster Area President Donald Trump declared the State of Illinois a “major disaster” area. The designation qualifies Illinois for Federal funding support to deal with the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic. The designation was made despite Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s partisan political pot-shots against Trump. At nearly every press conference…

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Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses

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Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses

Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses Unemployment Rate Dropped to New Historic Low in February, While State Sees Significant Increase in Unemployment Claims in March While the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell -0.1 percentage point to 3.4 percent, a new record low, the…

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Pritzker announces 330 new coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Illinois

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Pritzker announces 330 new coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Illinois

Pritzker announces 330 new coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Illinois Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker said that the number of Coronavirus COVID-19 cases in Illinois increased by 330 and that there are three COVID-19 related deaths. The Governor also announced he was extending the deadline for income tax filings and providing a $90 million program to help…

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Lightfoot, Pritzker and holier-than-thou political hypocrites

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Lightfoot, Pritzker and holier-than-thou political hypocrites

Lightfoot, Pritzker and holier-than-thou political hypocrites Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker are using the coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic as a political weapon to advance their partisan political agendas. Instead of working with President Donald Trump, whom they loath, Lightfoot and Pritzker are blaming their own shortcomings on the President, to help cover…

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Morrison slams Pritzker and Lightfoot for politicizing COVID-19 messages

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Morrison slams Pritzker and Lightfoot for politicizing COVID-19 messages

Morrison slams Pritzker and Lightfoot for politicizing COVID-19 messages Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison called on Governor Pritzker and Mayor Lightfoot to stop the “Political Sniping And Start Providing Steady Leadership.” Governor Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lightfoot have begun many of their daily press conferences with personal attacks against President Trump rather than seeking to…

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Change voting system so we can make better choices

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Change voting system so we can make better choices

Change voting system so we can make better choices Americans need to give the system of national elections a serious reconsideration and come up with a new system that doesn’t give certain states all fit weight in the election cycle. Before even half the states complete their primaries, the candidates are already chosen By Ray…

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