Chicago’s ‘L’ trains are supposed to be cleaned thoroughly every day. But an internal audit issued Friday, May 22, finds they’re not being cleaned properly at all. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
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Audit Finds CTA Trains Not Being Cleaned ProperlyChicago’s ‘L’ trains are supposed to be cleaned thoroughly every day. But an internal audit issued Friday, May 22, finds they’re not being cleaned properly at all. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Illinois General Assembly Members Told To Get Tested For CoronavirusAn employee at the Bank of Springfield Center, where legislators met last weekend, has tested positive for the virus. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Illinois Budget, Other Legislation Awaits Gov. Pritzker's SignatureIllinois state lawmakers were back home in their districts for the holiday Monday, after a whirlwind of a special session in Springfield. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Kenosha County Withdraws Local Stay-At-Home OrderThe decision comes after the Wisconsin Supreme Court tossed a statewide order for the coronavirus pandemic.
Some Illinois Lawmakers Want To Challenge Pritzker On Stay-At-Home OrderThe Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down that state's coronavirus stay-at-home order, and now, some Republican Illinois lawmakers are questioning Gov. JB Pritzker's use of emergency powers. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Tosses Stay-At-Home Order; What About Illinois?Could the Illinois Supreme Court take up a similar challenge to the Illinois stay-at-home order during the coronavirus pandemic? CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Some State Lawmakers Gear Up For Fight Over Pritzker's Emergency OrdersSome state lawmakers want to require Illinois General Assembly approval for Gov. JB Pritzker to extend his emergency declarations for the coronavirus pandemic. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Member Of Gov. Pritzker's Senior Staff Tests Positive For COVID-19The governor has tested negative, but is quarantining at his Chicago home out of an abundance of caution. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Pritzker Talks About Staffer Who Tested Positive For COVID-19Gov. JB Pritzker conducted his daily press briefing from home on Monday, hours after his office said a senior staff member had tested positive for coronavirus. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
What's Needed To Reopen The Nation's EconomyExperts say extensive testing, social distancing, and contact tracing are needed to reopen the nation’s economy, and with rising unemployment, members of the Trump administration are looking for ways to intervene. CBS News’ Nikole Killion reports from Washington.
Pritzker Pushes Back Against Critics Of Reopening PlanIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday pushed back against critics of his plans to reopen Illinois.
Some Suburbs Want To Reopen Ahead Of Gov. Pritzker's PlanA growing number of mayors in Illinois have called for action that would reopen their towns and villages ahead of Gov. JB Pritzker’s current executive order timeline. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Gov. Pritzker Concedes Illinois Unemployment System Couldn't Handle SurgePritzker said changes are coming with some recent efforts. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
What Was Police Chiefs Group Thinking?Members of the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and a judge were seen in photos without masks, not social distancing, and even shaking hands. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Looking Forward With A Plan To Get Illinois Back Open For BusinessFull reopening will not happen until there is a vaccine, an effective treatment, or the elimination of a substantial number of COVID-19 cases over time. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Gov, Pritzker Announces Multi-Phase Plan To Reopen IllinoisFull opening, with large events again permitted, will not happen until there is a vaccine, a widely available treatment, or a substantial reduction in the number of coronavirus cases over time. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Pritzker Says There's No Backlog On Unemployment Claims, Source Says That's Not TrueGov. JB Pritzker has said there is no real backlog on jobless claims in Illinois. But on Monday night, our sources said the backlog is real, and getting longer by the day. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Dozens Of States Wrap Up First Weekend Of Relaxed Stay-At-Home OrdersMeanwhile, President Donald Trump plans to answer questions about the economy at a virtual town hall. CBS News’ Nikole Killion reports.
State Senate Group Discusses Penalty Weeks That Block Unemployment BenefitsAs we’ve reported in recent days, penalty weeks have been forcing people to go for months without unemployment benefits – and the matter has become urgent for thousands of people. As CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, state Sen. Linda Holmes has already taken some action.
State Lawmaker Wants Discussion Of Penalty Weeks Precluding UnemploymentState Sen. Linda Holmes is calling for a discussion on penalty weeks preventing people from receiving unemployment benefits. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Rep. Darren Bailey On His Challenge To Stay-At-Home OrderDownstate Rep. Darren Bailey talks with CBS 2's Brad Edwards and Irika Sargent about his lawsuit that led to a judge granting a request to halt an extension of Gov. JB Pritzker's stay-at-home order in the fight against the coronavirus.
Pritzker Furious After Judge Grants Request To Halt Stay-At-Home Order ExtensionLate Monday, a southern Illinois judge granted a Republican state lawmaker’s request to end a 30-day extension of the stay-at-home order to fight the novel coronavirus. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Judge Blocks Gov. Pritzker's Stay-At-Home Order ExtensionThe ruling stemmed from a lawsuit filed by state Rep. Darren Bailey, and Gov. JB Pritzker said the ruling puts millions of Illinois residents in danger. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Packed Parties Amid Stay-At-Home Order Draw Ire From OfficialsOne party showed people crammed shoulder to shoulder on video, while another resulted in reports of violence and a response by police. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.