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Pritzker urges lawmakers to act on energy bill Pritzker urges lawmakers to act on energy bill

Pritzker urges lawmakers to act on energy bill

With talks between labor and environmental groups at an impasse, and with the clock ticking on the impending closure of two nuclear plants in Illinois, Gov. JB Pritzker this week urged lawmakers to quickly take up the “compromise” package he put forth in June.

Pritzker signs bills aiming to address ‘period poverty’ Pritzker signs bills aiming to address ‘period poverty’

Pritzker signs bills aiming to address ‘period poverty’

Two of the laws make menstrual products available at state colleges and universities and require homeless shelters to stock the products, budget permitting. Another would require the state to apply for a waiver to allow certain federal assistance funds to be used on the products, provided the federal government makes such a waiver available.

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