The Daily Northwestern

Despite not passing 2016 budget, Democrats advance 2017’s budget

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

May 27, 2016

The Illinois House of Representatives passed a state budget for next fiscal year late Wednesday, despite not passing the budget for 2016 and heavy criticism from Republicans. The proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 passed...

Duckworth holds press call on gender wage discrimination

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 12, 2016

Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s (D-Ill.) campaign used Equal Pay Day as a platform to highlight differences between her and Sen. Mark Kirk’s (R-Ill.) voting record to end wage discrimination in the workforce. Duckworth’s campaign hosted a press call T...