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Cullerton asks Rauner to pass funding for higher education

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

February 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest News

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton is asking Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner to reconsider his promise to veto a partial appropriations bill that would provide funding for college students.The legislation would disburse $397 ...

Voters think Illinois is headed in wrong direction

By Shannon Allen, @ShannonAllen_DE

October 13, 2015

Filed under Latest News

Southern Illinois voters overwhelmingly disapprove of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s performance and the nation’s direction, according to a recent Paul Simon Public Policy Institute poll.The over-the-phone poll was completed by 401 voter...

Lt. Governor touts commitment to education

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

September 17, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest News

Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti visited the university Thursday to endorse her office's policies and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. Sanguinetti, the first latina Lt. Gov. in the country, is the highest officer in the state besides Gov. Bruce...

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