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Governor Expected To Get Education Funding Plan, Issue Prompt Veto

CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois lawmakers were returning to Springfield on Monday for a showdown on money for public schools, as the Illinois Senate prepares to send the governor education funding legislation he has vowed to rewrite. 385 more words

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Lawmakers To Meet For Special Session Amid Education Funding Dispute

CHICAGO (CBS) — Some Illinois lawmakers were on their way back to Springfield on Wednesday, under orders from Gov. Bruce Rauner, for a special session to address education funding. 469 more words

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Rauner To Call Another Special Session, Amid School Funding Dispute

CHICAGO (CBS) — Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday he will call lawmakers back into special session starting Wednesday, after Democratic leaders refused to send him school funding legislation he plans to rewrite to slash money for Chicago Public Schools. 394 more words

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Rauner Vows Special Session Without Education Funding Plan By Noon Monday

CHICAGO (CBS) — Lawmakers could be staring at another special session, because of a dispute over education funding, after Gov. Bruce Rauner gave Democrats an ultimatum on Friday. 222 more words

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Illinois House Overrides Rauner Veto of 911 Fees

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A law has taken effect with a fee increase and assurance of continued 911 emergency call-center operation in Illinois.

Lawmakers voted swiftly Saturday to override a morning veto of the legislation by Gov. 104 more words

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Illinois Legislative Leaders Meet; No Word on Budget Deal

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Illinois’ legislative leaders met twice Thursday but surrendered few details about how close they are to a budget pact with one day remaining before the start of a third consecutive fiscal year without a spending plan… 547 more words

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Overdue State Funding Prompts Major Layoffs For Family Focus

CHICAGO (CBS) — The prospect of starting a third fiscal year without a state budget has prompted one Chicago social service agency to make massive layoffs. 156 more words

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