Like corn dogs, lemon shake-ups and the butter cow, Governor’s Day and Republican Day are traditions at the annual fair in Springfield. But Gov. J.B. Pritzker is already scaling back some of his plans.
“We think this is the right thing to do and we think this is a sustainable way to keeping our schools open and to address the number one anxiety that parents like myself have for young children,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said.
The company said the policy would also apply to event staff and anyone who enters their venues or festivals. Leading up to Oct. 1, AEG said it would implement a policy of showing proof of vaccination or a negative test taken within 72 hours of a show date.