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  • New Illinois schools chief says funding fix could take years

    The state's new superintendent of schools believes the formula to distribute state aid to Illinois schools is flawed. But, unlike lawmakers pushing for an overhaul this spring to divert more money to poorer downstate schools, he thinks finding the right...
  • Medicaid hit with $106 million cut from Illinois budget deal

    Illinois nursing homes are at a loss for how they will deal with a roughly $65 million cut in state Medicaid funding made by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office as part of a budget fix for this fiscal year. Pat Comstock, executive director of Health Care...
  • Bill to aid Obama library, Lucas museum sent to Rauner's desk

    Bill to aid Obama library, Lucas museum sent to Rauner's desk
    State lawmakers on Thursday quickly approved a measure aimed at providing legal protections for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's efforts to build President Barack Obama's presidential library and the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art. The legislation clarifies that the...
  • Correction: Illinois Budget story

    In a story April 23 and April 24 about Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget cuts, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Illinois community colleges spokesman Matthew Berry said the cuts would have an immediate impact on schools. Berry said the cuts wouldn'...
  • Rauner takes budget ax to health care for the poor

    Rauner takes budget ax to health care for the poor
    A month ago, new Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and state lawmakers agreed to $300 million in cuts as part of a plan to fix a budget passed last year that didn't have enough money to cover 12 months of spending. On Thursday, a few details of what those...
  • Council passes on supporting Rauner agenda

    Council passes on supporting Rauner agenda
    Naperville this week joined the growing list of northern Illinois municipalities that have shelved taking an official position on Gov. Bruce Rauner's plans to adjust workforce policies as a remedy for the state's money woes. At the encouragement of...
  • Committee passes bill to privatize state economic agency

    A House committee has approved a measure that would privatize the state's economic development agency and turn the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum into a stand-alone institution. The House executive committee on Wednesday unanimously passed...
  • Kane County panel plans to draft request to reform Illinois

     Kane County panel plans to draft request to reform Illinois
    Kane County won't be endorsing Gov. Bruce Rauner's Turnaround Illinois reform package, but will craft its own resolution calling for reform in Springfield. "Kane County will play no part in the Governor's politically motivated crusade against the...
  • Rauner: Stop 'fair share' fees for non-union teachers

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday he wants to banish a requirement that non-union public school teachers pay union fees — the Republican's latest swipe at public sector unions he blames for worsening the state's financial woes. Rauner...
  • Vernon Hills dismisses Rauner 'Turnaround Agenda'

    Vernon Hills dismisses Rauner 'Turnaround Agenda'
    Vernon Hills followed suit with Libertyville and on April 21 decided not to vote in support of Gov. Bruce Rauner's controversial "Turnaround Agenda." "There's an awful lot of affirmation in this document that we have absolutely no control over," Mayor...
  • Letters to the editor: Rauner attack 'irresponsible'

    Letters to the editor: Rauner attack 'irresponsible'
    Rauner attack on Supreme Court irresponsible Gov. Bruce Rauner has pointedly and unfairly attacked the integrity of the Illinois Supreme Court and Illinois' entire justice system. He labeled the system "corrupt" and said he did not "trust the Supreme...