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Illinois social services cuts to continue with lack of state budget

Robin Opsahl, Assistant City Editor

February 21

Filed under City, City Features, Politics, State

Illinois Budget Crisis Putting pressure on the governor to pass the state budget is the only way to prevent further cuts to state social services, local and state officials said. As the Illinois budget crisis continues...

State political leaders open negotiations in fifth month without a budget

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

December 2

Filed under City, City Features, Latest Stories

Illinois Budget Crisis Top Illinois political leaders met Tuesday in Springfield for the first time since May to negotiate the five-month state budget impasse. At the urging of political reform groups, Gov. Bruce Rauner spo...