Saturday, August 19, 2017

BiPartisan Panel of Lawmakers Share Their Goals on School Funding Reform

From the City Club of Chicago - the leaders in their caucus for education funding reform share the stage to discuss how Illinois can...

Illinois Senate in Session at 2 PM Sunday, in Expected Vote...

Springfield - In what seems to be in many ways a replay of the Budget Battle we had in July, when the legislature voted...

Sen Andy Manar (D) Slams Gov Rauner’s Changes to Education Reform

State Capitol: In a statehouse press conference, Sen Manar took the governor to task for the changes made to SB-1, the education funding reform...

Gov Rauner issues an Amendatory Veto of the Education Bill, ...

Springfield, August 1, 2017 - Gov Rauner on Tuesday, carried out his promise to Amendatory Veto the education funding bill, SB-1, that the Gov...

Democrats Send the Education Funding Bill to Gov, But It’s Unclear...

Springfield, July 31- Gov Rauner waited for nearly two months for an education funding bill that passed the legislature before the end of May...

Gov Rauner Says He’ll Call a Special Session, if SB-1, the...

Auburn, IL -- Gov Bruce Rauner said Friday, that he will call a special session of the legislature to pass a school funding bill,...

Gov Rauner Calls on Legislature to Send Him SB-1, the School...

CHICAGO (July 19, 2017) – Today, Gov. Bruce Rauner again called on lawmakers to send him Senate Bill 1, the school funding reform bill. The...

Sen Jason Barickman (R) on the Republican Education Reform Bill

From the State Capitol: Sen Jason Barickman, offers the Republican plan to reform the education funding formula, and how this plan contrasts to the...

Sen Andy Manar (D) Says Gov Rauner Should Stop using Illinois...

SPRINGFIELD, June 12 – Sen Andy Manar (D), who has worked for several years on reforming the school funding formula, to diminish the inequities...

How are Schools Preparing to Open in August, While There Is...

From Springfield:  We speak with Roger Eddy, the Executive Director of the Illinois Association of School Boards,  on what school officials are doing to...

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Mark Rhoads, Author of “Land of Lincoln:Thy Wondrous Story”

From the Pasfield House in Springfield: We talk with former Illinois State Senator Mark Rhoads about his book, "Land of Lincoln: Thy Wondrous Story"...

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