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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.

Masks mandated at schools, day cares, long-term care facilities Masks mandated at schools, day cares, long-term care facilities

Masks mandated at schools, day cares, long-term care facilities

Masks will be required at all Illinois long-term care facilities, day cares and Pre-K-12 schools, Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday amid a nationwide surge of COVID-19.

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