Downstate judge rules Pritzker’s COVID-19-related orders are void

Clay County Circuit Court judge sides with state representative in lawsuit

REBECCA ANZEL Capitol News Illinois
Posted 7/3/20

SPRINGFIELD — All of Gov. JB Pritzker’s executive orders since April 8 pertaining to the novel coronavirus pandemic are void because he exceeded his authority when he used his emergency powers for more than 30 days, a Clay County judge ruled Thursday.

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