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Illinois legislators override Rauner’s veto, pass state budget

Ryan Wangman, Summer Managing Editor

July 6, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, State

After going over two years without a budget, Illinois finally secured a fiscal plan after state legislators overrode Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of the plan and passed the budget through state legislation. In a news release,...

State Senate passes ‘student loan bill of rights’

Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor

May 11, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories

The Illinois Senate passed a bill Wednesday to establish protections for borrowers of student loans. The bill, which was introduced by state Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) in February, will ensure students and their families...