The Daily Northwestern

Female Illinois lawmakers take steps to address sexual harassment in workplace

Ryan Wangman, City Editor

February 28, 2018

Filed under City, Politics, State

Female Illinois legislators are taking steps to address sexual harassment in the workplace by forming a panel independent of Democratic party funding and oversight, they announced in a letter on Sunday. Comptroller Susana Mendoza,...

Know your ballot: State comptroller race heats up over state budget crisis

Robin Opsahl, Managing Editor

November 3, 2016

Filed under City, Politics, State

The race for state comptroller in Illinois, usually a low-profile election, has had over $12 million dollars poured into the two candidates’ campaigns, as Republicans and Democrats in the state fight over the position controlling...

Rauner expected to approve emergency higher education funding

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 24, 2016

Filed under City, Politics, State

Gov. Bruce Rauner is expected to sign a Senate bill passed by Illinois lawmakers Friday that would allocate $600 million in short-term funding to public state universities and Monetary Award Program grant recipients. The bill...