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Illinois Budget Reprieve Not Enough to Save 300 Jobs at Chicago State

These are the opening paragraphs from a report by WLS—ABC, Channel 7, in Chicago:

“Chicago State University laid off more than 300 people due to lack of funding during the ongoing state budget impasse. 206 more words

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A Brief Reprieve for Higher Ed in Illinois Budget Battle

On Monday, April 25, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation providing $600 million for the state’s public universities and community colleges, funding that may help to keep the campuses open through the summer while the budget battle between the Republican governor and Democratic legislature continues. 108 more words

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Advice to the new President from the Mortgage Bankers Association

This is a good article. The MBA always has some thoughtful ideas:

MBA to the next president: Here are 3 ideas to save the housing market… 895 more words

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National Review Describes the “Moderate” Republican

There has been a great deal of talk about John Kasich’s “moderate” positions that will presumably make him attractive to some broad swathe of American voters in the general election should he somehow be able to secure the Republican nomination. 471 more words

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Impact of State Budget Impasse on the University of Illinois

Although the universities in the state’s flagship system have not yet been impacted as severely as other institutions by the ongoing state budget impasse, some significant issues are clearly surfacing. 440 more words

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Impact of State Budget Impasse on Northern Illinois University

The following paragraphs are taken from an article by Leah Nicolini written for the Northern Star, the student-produced newspaper at Northern Illinois University:

“Due to a lack of state appropriated funds, NIU plans to cut $30 million from its budget, by the end of the semester, to keep the school out of deficit for the summer and fall semesters. 445 more words

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One Longer-Term Consequence of the Mess in Illinois

These are the opening paragraphs of the news story “Illinois Risks Brain Drain as University Students Look Elsewhere” written by Elizabeth Campbell for Bloomberg News… 252 more words

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