J.B. Pritzker

On Midwest Week, a "no" vote this month will have major consequences for Illinois.

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Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and leaders in Rock Island are urging people to make sure they're counted in the census.

Marianna Bacallao reports the governor came to the Martin Luther King Center on Friday to discuss the importance of the count to receive federal funding and to be represented in Congress. 

As COVID-19 cases surge, Rock Island County could be in danger of slipping back into the earlier phases of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's reopening plan. 

Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse

Circa ’21 Dinner Playhouse will stay closed until this fall.

State of Illinois

Illinois Governor J-B Pritzker visited a farm near the Quad Cities Wednesday to announce 50-million dollars in statewide grants to improve Broadband connections in mostly rural areas and in Chicago’s Southland.  


As Illinois begins to re-open, and people go back to work, they'll need safe and reliable child care. That was the message Wednesday from Governor J.B. Pritzker when he announced a sizeable portion of federal CARES Act funds will go to child care providers.

Capitol News Bureau

On Midwest Week, the Illinois General Assembly re-convenes after a ten week break, and can it accomplish all it needs to in just a couple of days ?

Illinois Versus COVID-19

May 8, 2020
State of Illinois

On Midwest Week, Illinois begins to relax the strict stay-at-home orders issued two months ago by the governor.


The next governor and lieutenant governor of Illinois visited the Quad Cities Monday afternoon. For J.B. Pritzker and Juliana Stratton it was the final day of a statewide thank you tour following their win in the November election. Herb Trix reports.

Illinois Midterm Wrapup

Nov 16, 2018
State of Illinois

On Midwest Week, a wrap-up of the statewide races in Illinois from the midterm election.