Legal experts are warning that trucking companies and their technology providers could be unintentionally dragged into state and federal class-action civil lawsuits over compliance with the notification requirements of an Illinois biometric privacy law.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Oct. 18 unveiled a six-year timeline for the $1.2 billion reconstruction of Interstate Highway 80 through Will County, including work on aging bridges over the Des Plaines River considered so decrepit that unions put up billboards with warnings such as “Cross bridge at your own risk” two years ago.
Illinois Gov. Jay “J.B.” Pritzker has signed a law intended to improve transportation infrastructure while maximizing the effectiveness of taxpayer dollars.August 27, 2021
Illinois Gov. Jay “J.B.” Pritzker joined various officials May 19 to announce the release of a $20.7 billion transportation construction plan for the state.May 21, 2021
In an effort to develop the manufacturing workforce, Illinois Gov. Jay “J.B.” Pritzker announced a $15 million investment to build two advanced manufacturing training academies.April 30, 2021
Navistar International Corp. announced it approved a plan to sell its facility in Melrose Park, Ill.January 15, 2021
Illinois will direct $40 million to help build a port in Cairo, the southernmost city in the state and an advantageous location for the movement of goods, state officials recently announced.July 31, 2020
Illinois Gov. Jay “J.B.” Pritzker recently announced a $21.3 billion plan to improve roads and bridges throughout the state.July 27, 2020
Illinois Gov. Jay “J.B.” Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity recently announced that $25 million in grant funding will be used to accelerate work on planned infrastructure projects.May 13, 2020
The Illinois DOT is partnering with organizations to provide free meals to commercial motor vehicle operators as a gesture of appreciation to truck drivers during the COVID-19 pandemic.May 5, 2020