Getting a little work done on the home? It’s not easy these days to find contractors and workers to do it, thanks to shelter-in-place orders in states like Illinois. However, rules are made to be bent if not broken, even by those who make the rules. Fox’s Chicago affiliate did a little homework of its own, keeping an eye on Illinois governor JB Pritzker’s farm in Wisconsin — the destination of a few construction workers.
Stay home for thee, but not for me? Maybe the work itself doesn’t contradict Pritzker’s orders, as there are exceptions for construction — but in Illinois. Pritzker has been discouraging unnecessary travel during the COVID-19 pandemic response, however, and Fox 32 watched a whole lotta travel going back and forth across the border to support Pritzker’s homebuilding project. Pritzker’s neighbors have noticed it too: