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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


Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks at an event. Rauner delivered a state budget address Wednesday, calling for tax cuts and pension reform.

Rauner calls for tax cut, pension reform in Illinois’ budget address

February 15, 2018

Two weeks after his state of the state address in the same chambers, Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered an Illinois budget address outlining a proposal emphasizing tax reduction, pension and health care reform...

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin speaks at Northwestern’s Pritzker School of Law in 2015. Durbin joined U.S. Rep Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and other politicians at a town hall on Monday to discuss health care and immigration.

Durbin, Schakowsky discuss health care, immigration policy at town hall

April 17, 2017

CHICAGO — U.S. Sen Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and U.S. Rep Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) discussed health care, immigration and the investigation of President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia during a town hall in...

On the first day of the new fiscal year, a temporary budget failed to pass through the Illinois House. Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed the bulk of the legislatures original budget bills because they left a $4 billion deficit.

State legislators fail to secure temporary budget to fund certain essential services

July 1, 2015

A one-month emergency budget hit a wall Wednesday in the Illinois House after Democrats and Republicans failed to reach a consensus on the budget before the end of the fiscal year. The temporary...

On the first day of the new fiscal year, a temporary budget failed to pass through the Illinois House. Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed the bulk of the legislatures original budget bills because they left a $4 billion deficit.

Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoes vast majority of budget bills

June 25, 2015

Illinois Budget Crisis Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed Thursday 19 of the 21 budget bills passed by the General Assembly despite legislators' calls to expedite budget negotiations less than one week...

(From left to right) Rep. Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago), Rep. Greg Harris (D-Chicago) and state Sen. Heather Steans (D-Chicago) answer questions from an audience of about 80 at Wednesdays town hall meeting on the Illinois state budget.

State politicians respond to budget concerns in Chicago town hall

June 25, 2015

Three of Illinois’ leading budget-makers braced their constituents at a town hall meeting Wednesday in Chicago for coming action — or lack thereof — on the state’s budget crisis. State Sen....

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