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Barbara Flynn Currie

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  • Rauner team warns of more budget cuts

    Rauner team warns of more budget cuts
    The political merry-go-round on Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's latest $26 million in budget cuts kept spinning at the Capitol on Tuesday, as Democrats once again sought to highlight the spending reductions and the administration warned more could be on the way.
  • Bill would privatize Illinois economic development agency

    Legislation privatizing Illinois' economic development agency and making the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum a stand-alone agency is being considered in Springfield. The proposal filed by Democratic House Majority Leader Barbara Flynn Currie on Monday...

    Hopes dim for school funding formula overhaul's passage

    Despite a revamp to ease partisan and regional opposition, Illinois lawmakers now see little chance of passing legislation this session that would overhaul the state's outdated school funding formula for the first time in two decades. The intent of the...

    Excerpts from recent editorials in Illinois newspapers

    March 30, 2015 The (Champaign) News-Gazette Crime and punishment Can Illinois reduce the number of people in its prison without a threat to public safety? Gov. Bruce Rauner's 28-member commission to study criminal justice and sentence issues is...

    House committee studying Illinois' school funding

    With the state's dire budget situation serving as an impetus, a bipartisan panel of House members Wednesday took up work begun by Democrats last summer to replace Illinois' school funding formula. The task force, announced last week by House Speaker...