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A students guide to midterm elections

A student’s guide to midterm elections

Amber Stoutenborough, Multimedia Managing Editor October 23, 2022

With midterm elections approaching in three weeks, more and more information has been thrown around online. The DePaulia thought it would be helpful for students to have a guide to follow that breaks down...

In this April 13, 2020 file photo, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker gives a daily state update on the coronavirus outbreak in Chicago. Seven Midwestern governors announced Thursday, April 16, 2020 that they will coordinate on reopening their state economies amid the coronavirus pandemic, after similar pacts were made in the Northeast and on the West Coast. The latest agreement includes Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Kentucky.

Pritzker issues rules as Illinois prepares for reopening

Associated Press May 25, 2020

Barbers and their customers will have to wear face masks. Restaurants will be able to serve diners outdoors only, with parties no larger than six people, spaced apart. And youth sports may hold practices...

Protesters rally outside the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago, calling for Gov. J.B. Pritzker to reopen Illinois, Saturday, May 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Pritzker outlines ‘Restore Illinois’ plan as groups, other states look toward reopening

Daniel Berry, Contributing Writer May 20, 2020

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has released a five-phase reopening plan for Illinois as states begin to look toward reopening their economies and public spaces as COVID-19 infection rates decrease.   As...

Reopen Illinois protesters rally outside Thompson Center in downtown Chicago, Saturday, May 16, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

OPINION: Anti-lockdown protesters are missing the point

Fatima Zaidi, Staff Writer May 18, 2020

“Reopen Ohio!” “Show us the data!”  These were among some of the several chants echoing outside Ohio’s Statehouse in Columbus, demanding facts and answers as citizens protested against the...

In this April 23, 2020 file photo, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announces an extension of the stay at home order for Illinois as well as a mandatory face covering order at his daily Illinois coronavirus update at the Thompson Center. Illinois State Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia filed suit against the order, and a judge in southern Illinois ruled Monday, April 27, 2020, that the Illinois governors order to stem the spread of the coronavirus exceeds his emergency authority and violates individual civil rights.

Pritzker defends extended order, faces salon owner lawsuit

Associated Press May 10, 2020

Gov. J.B. Pritzker defended his stay-at-home order and incremental plans to reopen, saying Sunday that Illinois residents have to change the way things are done until COVID-19 is “eradicated.” The...

Mayor Lori Lightfoot answers a reporters question during a news conference to provide an update to the latest efforts by the Racial Equity Rapid Response Team in Chicago on Monday, April 20, 2020.

Lori Lightfoot sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Associated Press May 9, 2020

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which includes some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier this week. Lightfoot warned that...

A woman wears mask as she leaves a store during the coronavirus pandemic in Deerfield, Ill., Tuesday, May 5, 2020. New Illinois rules about wearing a face mask over age 2 start Friday, May 1, when they cant maintain a 6 foot social distance in public.

Pritzker: 5-part reopening plan dependent on infections

Associated Press May 6, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday outlined a five-phase plan for re-opening the state as the threat from COVID-19 subsides, but there were no surprises — the speech with which...

In this April 25, 2020 file photo, Illinois State Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, right, speaks at a protest against Gov. J.B. Pritzkers stay-at-home order in front of the Capitol building in Springfield, Ill., during the coronavirus outbreak. A judge in southern Illinois ruled Monday, April 27, 2020, that Pritzkers stay-at-home order to stem the spread of the coronavirus exceeds his emergency authority and violates individual civil rights.

Judge rules Pritzker’s stay-at-home order an overreach

Associated Press April 27, 2020

A judge in southern Illinois ruled Monday that Gov. J.B. Pritzker's stay-at-home order to stem the spread of the coronavirus exceeds his emergency authority and violates individual civil rights. Clay...

In this March 30, 2020, file photo, a public service message reminding people to Stay Home Save Lives is seen on a billboard near the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday, April 23, 2020 extended his stay-at-home order through May 30 as the highly contagious COVID-19 continues its rounds. Pritzkers first decree was to expire April 30.

Pritzker extends stay-at-home order amid COVID-19 spread

Associated Press April 24, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday extended his stay-at-home order through May 30 as the highly contagious COVID-19 continued its rounds. Pritzker's decree, which was to expire...

A woman carries a shopping bag as she walks on the sidewalk in downtown Chicago, Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Several major spring and summer events in Chicago have been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pritzker says Illinois won’t hit COVID-19 peak until mid-May

Associated Press April 22, 2020

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday said the state wouldn't hit its highest level of COVID-19 cases until mid-May, weeks after originally projected, throwing into question whether the Democrat will extend his...

In this April 13, 2020 file photo, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker gives a daily state update on the coronavirus outbreak in Chicago. Seven Midwestern governors announced Thursday, April 16, 2020 that they will coordinate on reopening their state economies amid the coronavirus pandemic, after similar pacts were made in the Northeast and on the West Coast. The latest agreement includes Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Kentucky.

7 Midwest states to partner on reopening the economy

Associated Press April 16, 2020

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Seven Midwestern governors announced Thursday that they will coordinate on reopening their state economies amid the coronavirus pandemic, after similar pacts were made in the Northeast...

A woman waits at a Chicago Transit Authority bus shelter during the coronavirus pandemic on the citys West Side Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

Illinois could face $7B deficit over 2 years after COVID-19

Associated Press April 15, 2020

Illinois could face a $7 billion state budget deficit during the next two years as the coronavirus takes a toll on the economy, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. The economy has suffered as residents...

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