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Pritzker marks 100 days in office as Illinois governor

One year ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Tuesday marked Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's 100th day in office. From minimum wage, to a mass shooting, the governor has dealt with a lot in the first three months of his term.
Pritzker said he's energetic and enthusiastic after the past few months.
“I'm really excited about all we've gotten accomplished over the last 100 days. first of all, we passed the minimum wage, which is a big deal. one million people will come out of poverty as a result,” he said.
He's accomplished a number of legislative priorities, but has big challenges ahead with the state budget. He said he...
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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker confident his 'fair' income tax plan will pass as he marks 100 days in office

One year ago   |   By ABC

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker spoke about his successes and expressed confidence about one of his hallmark proposals as he marked his first 100 days in office Tuesday.
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