The Daily Northwestern

Gov. Bruce Rauner expands child care eligibility amid budget negotiations

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

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 to families they originally...

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

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

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 state fix for the Illinois...