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As Chicago State ends semester early and some funds OK’d, uncertainty looms

By Dawn Rhodes and Jodi S. Cohen, Chicago Tribune

April 27, 2016

Filed under News

Chicago State University ends its spring term this week with an 11th-hour infusion of cash but no clear road map for its financial future.Like many state universities and community colleges, the far south side school has sputtered along th...

University of Illinois planning staff layoffs due to state budget stalemate

By Jeanne Kuang, Chicago Tribune

April 21, 2016

Filed under News

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is preparing for layoffs in the fall if lawmakers haven't solved the state's budget impasse by then.An email sent to the university's deans, directors and department heads lays out ...

Lawmakers try to address Rauner’s marijuana decriminalization concerns

By Monique Garcia, Chicago Tribune

April 20, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

The Illinois Senate took another stab at decriminalizing marijuana statewide, approving a measure Tuesday aimed at satisfying Gov. Bruce Rauner's concerns that led him to veto a similar bill last year.The idea is that people c...

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