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IDOT plans to shut down projects starting June 30

By Joseph Bustos, Belleville News-Democrat

June 22, 2016

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The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to begin shutting down construction projects beginning June 30 due to the budget impasse, a department spokeswoman said."We have started to inform our industry partners that all o...

Illinois women hit ‘disproportionally hard’ by record state budget impasse

By Monique Garcia and Kim Geiger, Chicago Tribune

June 21, 2016

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As Illinois government has lurched along for nearly a year without a formal budget, women who rely on state services have been among those suffering the most.Frozen out of the haphazard funding system that's emerged during the i...

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