Illinois’ computer system for jobless gig workers publicly revealed the Social Security numbers of applicants for benefits, WBEZ has learned.
With a COVID-19 death averaging every 11 minutes in Illinois, the percentage testing positive for the virus hit a new 24-hour low.
In this week’s roundup: Senator Richard Burr, Republican of North Carolina, had his cell phone seized by the FBI as they investigate his stock trades in the weeks before the coronavirus pandemic gathered steam in the U.S. And, what will the Supreme Court say about the limits on a president’s ability to forestall investigations into his conduct?This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, Justice Department correspondent Ryan Lucas, congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell, and chief legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg.Connect:Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org.Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.Find and support your local public radio station
Reset breaks down the week’s top stories in our Friday News Roundup with host Jenn White.
Under Illinois governor’s reopening plan, the percentage of people testing positive for COVID-19 has dipped to a promising level.
Career government scientist Rick Bright testified that he was pushed out as the head of a government medical research agency after pushing back against higher-ups over an under-researched coronavirus treatment touted by the president. Bright says raised alarms about critical supply shortages early on in the pandemic. This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, science correspondent Allison Aubrey. Connect:Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast here.Email the show at email@example.com.Join the NPR Politics Podcast Facebook Group.Subscribe to the NPR Politics Newsletter.Find and support your local public radio station
Punishing ‘Poopy’: Illinois Is Threatening To Revoke Liquor And Gambling Licenses For Ignoring The Stay-At-Home Order
As the pandemic drags on, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is taking a harder line against businesses who violate his stay-at-home order.
The state’s Supreme Court ruled for Republicans in a challenge to an extension issued by the health secretary, arguing she exceeded her authority.
Both Gov. Pritzker and Mayor Lightfoot recently released reopening plans. How are they different? And what happens if they conflict?
As lawmakers plan a return to Springfield next week, Gov. JB Pritzker warns of “severe” budget cuts ahead without more federal relief .