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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) called Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plans for the Child Care Assistance Program “too little, too late.” The plan would give child care to 16,000 more children each month for the rest of Fiscal Year 2018.

Biss denounces Rauner’s plans for Child Care Assistance Program

September 20, 2017

Illinois gubernatorial candidate and state Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) said in a Tuesday news release that Gov. Bruce Rauner’s decision to broaden access to the Child Care Assistance Program was insufficient...

Gov. Bruce Rauner expands child care eligibility amid budget negotiations

November 12, 2015

After making cuts to state-funded child care eligibility at the beginning of July, Gov. Bruce Rauner expanded the scope of the program Monday, allowing child care centers in Evanston to provide services...

Evanston social services cope with Illinois budget stalemate

September 20, 2015

Illinois Budget Crisis After nearly three months without a state budget, the Illinois government is forecasting a growing pile of unpaid bills that will impact the ability of human services agencies...

Evanston child care funding stalls with $300 million state deficit looming

February 5, 2015

State funding will likely freeze for local child care programs as a $300 million deficit in program funding looms. State funding for the Childcare Network of Evanston could be in jeopardy because no...

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