The Daily Northwestern

Illinois suspends investments with Wells Fargo

Erica Snow, Assistant City Editor

October 3, 2016

Illinois will cease investments and business relations with Wells Fargo for at least a year, the state treasurer announced Monday. According to a news release, Wells Fargo “improperly opened” 2 million bank accounts nationwide...

Illinois General Assembly passes roughly $700 million for social services, awaits governor action

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

May 12, 2016

A bill releasing about $700 million to social services unanimously passed through both houses of the Illinois legislature on Thursday. The funds would help social services that have gone nearly a year without their full shares...

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

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 14, 2016

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 ...