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One of the duties of the Office of the ​Governor is to announce the lowering of flags to half-staff for every Illinois member of the armed forces, police force, fire service, and other groups covered by the Act killed in the line of duty. The Lansing Journal receives news releases regarding these occasions and republishes them for our community. We also publish other state news from the Governor's Office that impacts or interests our community.

Half-staff flags: Memorial Day

Please lower the United States flags and the State flags at all buildings occupied by your agency’s personnel from Sunrise to Noon...

Half-staff flags: Firefighter Recruit Cristian Medrano

in honor of: 27-year-old Firefighter Recruit Cristian Medrano, 27, of the Aurora Fire Department who died in the line of duty...

Half-staff flags: Peace Officers Memorial Day

United States and Illinois flags half-staff Wednesday The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor JB Pritzker that all person or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the flags at half-staff in honor of:Peace Officers Memorial DayPlease lower the United States...

Half-staff flags: Honoring fallen Department of Corrections Sergeant Andrew “Drew” Faught

Honoring fallen Department of Corrections Sergeant Andrew “Drew” Faught

Half-staff flags: Honoring fallen DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputy Christina Musil

Honoring fallen DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputy Christina Musil...

State and county announce $250 million commitment for asylum seeker response

Governor JB Pritzker and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced their commitment to a joint for asylum seekers...

Paid Leave for All Workers Act now in effect in Illinois

Workers in Illinois began earning paid time off on January 1, 2024...

New Disaster Recovery Centers open in Burnham and Phoenix, Illinois

Two FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers will open this week to help Cook County disaster survivors...

E-cigarette use to be banned in indoor public places

E-cigarette use will no longer permitted in indoor public spaces in Illinois beginning January 1, 2024, under a new state law...