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Illinois Senate passes relief funding for higher education and social services, awaits Governor’s approval

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 14, 2016

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local, State

The Illinois Senate passed emergency relief funding for public colleges, community services and other unfunded areas Wednesday as programs struggle to function as usual on month nine without a budget. The bill would appropriate ...

Bill to lower small business filing fee moves to Illinois House

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

April 1, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Politics, State

The Illinois State Senate unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state filing fee to start a small business the cheapest in the country. The bill would decrease the filing fee to establish a limited liability compan...

Evanston urges residents to lobby Springfield against funding cuts

Jia You, City Editor

May 28, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston officials are asking residents to lobby state legislators to prevent potential cuts to local funding. The city spread the word over email Tuesday as budget discussion in Springfield drew to a close. Some lawmakers...