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State Fair features new-look Coliseum, many new vendors (WITH VIDEO) State Fair features new-look Coliseum, many new vendors (WITH VIDEO)

State Fair features new-look Coliseum, many new vendors (WITH VIDEO)

The 162nd Illinois State Fair is set to open Thursday, Aug. 8, in Springfield, and fair officials said they expect this to be one of the best iterations in years. The 366 acres the event spans have never looked better; buildings, some over 100 years old, have been remodeled; and 50 new vendors have been added, state officials said.
Pritzker signs equal pay, criminal justice reform bills Pritzker signs equal pay, criminal justice reform bills

Pritzker signs equal pay, criminal justice reform bills

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed bills into law Wednesday aimed at equalizing pay between men and women and expanding access to jobs in the health care industry for people in the criminal justice system. House Bill 834 prohibits employers in Illinois from asking job applicants about their salary history. Advocates say the measure will help stem wage inequality among men and women.
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ILLINOIS LAWMAKERS:
ONE-ON-ONE WITH GOV. JB PRITZKER

 With the new fiscal year closing in, Gov. JB Pritzker takes a look at the spring 2024 legislative session, new Early Childhood Department, future of Logan Correctional Center and more. Recorded at the studios of Northwestern University’s Medill School. Hosted by Jak Tichenor and CNI Broadcast Director Jennifer Fuller.

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