GOP Rep. Sues Governor Over Lockdown

A judge issued a stay, temporarily blocking an upcoming stay at home order in Illinois. 

Darren Bailey is an Illinois State Representative from the 109th District and he filed a lawsuit challenging Illinois Democratic Governor JB Pritzker’s stay at home orders last week. 

“My lawsuit asks the court to find that Gov. Pritzker overextended his power by issuing additional ‘stay at home’ orders after his original disaster proclamation, which expired on April 9th, 2020,” said Bailey in a press release. “Enough is enough. I filed this lawsuit on behalf of myself and my constituents who are ready to go back to work and resume a normal life.”

A judge issued a stay of the order on Monday April 27, according to the local NBC affiliate. 

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