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SIUC forestry grant awarded, but no money seen

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

November 30, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

A $79,000 grant awarded to SIUC has not been distributed because of the lack of a state budget.The grant would cover the Illinois Forestry Development Council director's salary. The council has 29 members and represents variou...

Judge: No state budget, no full pay for Illinois workers

By Kim Geiger, Chicago Tribune

July 8, 2015

Filed under Budget, News

State employees cannot be paid more than federal minimum wage until lawmakers and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner agree on a spending plan, a Cook County judge ruled Tuesday.The decision dealt a blow to the Republican governor's pl...

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