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Fed-up students demand action from lawmakers

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

February 17, 2016

Filed under Budget, Campus, Latest News

Students are taking to social media to press state legislators into passing a budget during what has become the longest period Illinois has gone without one.On Monday, SIU students started the "I Need a Budget Because" campai...

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

By Kim Geiger, Chicago Tribune

July 8, 2015

Filed under Budget, Latest 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...

Proposed cuts threaten Career Services

By Heather Cachola, @HeatherCachola

May 3, 2015

Filed under Budget, Campus, Latest News

The campus center that strives to serve students preparing for their futures is also one being threatened by budget cuts. In response to Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget, SIU President Randy Dunn asked the office of Career Serv...

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