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State Fair to reopen with new attractions, indoor mask mandate State Fair to reopen with new attractions, indoor mask mandate

State Fair to reopen with new attractions, indoor mask mandate

After a one-year interruption last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Illinois State Fair in Springfield is set to reopen Thursday, Aug. 12, with some new attractions and new safety requirements.

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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