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Illinois has awarded the first round of emergency funding to small businesses to help them during the pandemic.  

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker called for the legislature to reconvene to discuss an economic recovery plan for the state.

Pritzker said his administration has supported residents and small businesses by banning evictions, delaying tax filing deadlines, and expanding unemployment eligibility, but he said more work needs to be done to get the economy going.

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Illinois Governor J-B Pritzker announced new measures to help businesses stay afloat during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.


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Governor Bruce Rauner says action he has taken without the General Assembly will help the state attract businesses and jobs.