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  • Frankfort approves $13.2M budget for 2015-16

    Frankfort approves $13.2M budget for 2015-16
    Frankfort trustees approved a budget Monday that banks on Gov. Bruce Rauner backing down from his plan to commandeer half of the state income tax money that municipalities receive. "We're counting on him not doing that," Mayor Jim Holland said. At...
  • Balanced budget slated for Skokie Village Board vote

    The Skokie Village Board is expected to vote on a proposed 2015-16 budget that includes a new food and beverage tax in June after wrapping up its third and final budget hearing this week. The proposed budget calls for expenses of nearly $55 million in...
  • 3000 students not receiving MAP grants due to budget cuts

    An Illinois Student Assistance Commission official says even a small setback for paying for school can prevent a financially needy student from completing a degree. Katharine Gricevich (GRISS'-uh-vitch) told the Senate higher education committee...
  • Aldermen voice opposition to right-to-work zones

    Aldermen voice opposition to right-to-work zones
    Union officials lodged their opposition Tuesday to Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed right-to-work zones as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's effort to send a message to state lawmakers that City Hall opposes the idea. The testimony came at a City Council hearing...
  • Mayors organize to fight Rauner's fund grab

    Mayors organize to fight Rauner's fund grab
    Suburban mayors have launched a public relations campaign attacking Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan to take away half of their share of state income tax revenue to patch a multi-billion dollar budget hole. In addition to calling a news conference to blast...
  • Zell gives $4 million to Rauner-allied super PAC

    Zell gives $4 million to Rauner-allied super PAC
    A new political fund aimed at helping Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner push his agenda has received its first cash infusion: $4 million from Chicago billionaire Sam Zell. The contribution to the Turnaround Illinois super political action committee is one...
  • Illinois budget cuts to affect students, sickle cell center

    A bipartisan deal to cut $300 million in spending in Illinois is set to affect college students, as well as Chicago residents with sickle cell anemia. The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/1EJKj7k ) reports the deal reached weeks ago by Gov. Bruce Rauner...
  • Sam Zell gives $4M to Illinois Gov. Rauner's political fund

    Billionaire businessman Sam Zell has donated $4 million to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's new political action committee. Documents filed Monday with the Illinois State Board of Elections show Zell is the first donor to the Republican governor's fund,...
  • State budget cuts to hit students, sickle cell patients

     State budget cuts to hit students, sickle cell patients
    Weeks after Gov. Bruce Rauner and lawmakers in Springfield struck a deal to cut $300 million in spending across much of state government, the effects of that deal are starting to take hold. As many as 3,000 college students will lose out on grants for...
  • Illinois GOP targets political hiring; Democrats wary

    Illinois Republicans have unveiled legislation backed by Gov. Bruce Rauner they say will clean up state hiring rules that allow a governor to hand out jobs to loyal lieutenants instead of hiring strictly on merit. The measure, sponsored by Sen. Karen...
  • 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...