Friday, July 3
STORY: CAPITOL RECAP
The weekly roundup of state government news covered by Capitol News Illinois.
Reporters: Capitol News Illinois staff
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STORY: BAILEY RULING FOLLOW-UP
A downstate county judge Thursday nullified each of the COVID-19 related executive orders Gov. JB Pritkzer issued over the past three months in an order quickly causing friction between the state and a Republican lawmaker.
Reporter: Rebecca Anzel
Word Count: 400-500
Capitol News Illinois launched its new "Perspectives on Progress" podcast series Monday, June 8 in an effort to broadcast conversations about race in America and Illinois. To begin the series, the Statehouse news bureau reached out to the 31 members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus to hear their perspectives and share their experiences with racism and their thoughts on what actions, legislatively or otherwise, are needed to move forward. Today's guest is Rep. Thaddeus Jones, D-Calumet City.
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