After all the years of a sometimes circus-like atmosphere surrounding him and his legal problems, it looks like the judicial system is done with former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich as of yesterday.
I'm not really quick to agree with Governor Pritzker on much of anything, but it would seem that he was correct on Wednesday when he declared that "the days of vaccine scarcity are over" here in Illinois.
There was some concern that Illinois wouldn't follow along with the federal government in extending the tax deadline, but at the end of last week, Governor Pritzker decided to get on board the tax deadline extension bandwagon.
When we initially booked an interview with our friend Adam Schuster, Senior Director of Budget and Tax Research for Illinois Policy, our topic was going to be what Governor Pritzker's recent budget address meant for business owners and everyday Illinoisans.
About the time they were deciding yesterday what the new mitigation efforts would be required for Winnebago and surrounding counties, Governor Pritzker's staff had their own COVID-related problem to deal with.