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Illinois lawmakers fail to approve budget, but did send 400+ bills to Rauner

By Celeste Bott, Chicago Tribune

June 4, 2016

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Democrats and Republicans haven't been able to agree on a state budget or education funding plan, but lawmakers still managed to send Gov. Bruce Rauner more than 400 pieces of legislation, from measures aimed at expanding voter ...

Universities given credit downgrade

By Julie Wurth, The News-Gazette, Champaign-Urbana.

February 26, 2016

Filed under News

Several beleaguered Illinois universities took another hit this week, with Moody's Investor Service downgrading their credit ratings because of the ongoing state budget crisis.Northern Illinois University and Northeastern Illinois...

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