The Daily Northwestern

State political leaders open negotiations in fifth month without a budget

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

December 2, 2015

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...

City manager nixes end-of-year furlough day

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

November 19, 2015

Filed under City, City Features, Local, Politics, State

Illinois Budget Crisis There will not be a furlough day for city employees at the end of December, now that city officials believe state cuts to local governments won’t hit Evanston before the end of the year, the cit...