Saturday, March 25, 2017

Sen Barickman (R) on Fully Paying the Education Foundation Level

Sen Jason Barickman (R), talks about the complexity of changing the School Funding Formula, which he agrees needs to be fixed.  But Sen Barickman...

Sen Andy Manar (D) on Fixing the School Funding Formula

State Sen Andy Manar, who's worked for years trying to alter the school funding formula, which he says provides vastly unfair results in funding...

Republican Senators Want Full Funding of Education

While discussions in the legislature continue on changing the funding formula for K-12 Education, Republican Senators argue that the "Foundation Level" of funding, of...

Gov Rauner’s FY 2017 Budget Address

From the State Capitol in Springfield, Governor Rauner delivers his FY 2017 Budget Address. The Gov speaks to his intention to increase funding...

Senate President Cullerton (D) Reacts to Gov’s Budget & the Political...

Senate Majority Leader John Cullerton Reacts to Governor Rauner's budget Address, and explains his frustration with the Governor continuing to insist that his "Turn...

Sen Cullerton on Changing the School Funding Formula

From the City Club of Chicago: Senate President John Cullerton talks about his plan to look at the school funding formula and what might...

Fixing Illinois’ School Funding Formula

Sen Andy Manar (D), Rep Sue Scherer (D) and others argue there is an urgent need to fix inequalities in the way moneys are...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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