Pritzker mobilizes 250 more National Guard members, declares disaster in 9 counties

Disaster proclamations will allow state to quickly mobilize resources, governor says

By JERRY NOWICKI | Capitol News Illinois
Posted 6/2/20

SPRINGFIELD — One day after calling up 375 members of the Illinois National Guard in Chicago, Gov. JB Pritzker announced another 250 guardsmen will be activated as he issued disaster proclamations for nine counties amid ongoing protests and riots across the state.

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