The Daily Northwestern

Rauner signs temporary budget to alleviate year-long stalemate

Nora Shelly, Reporter

June 30, 2016

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

Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a stopgap budget Thursday that will fund the state until January, compromising with lawmakers a full year after Illinois began operating without a spending plan. The six-month budget, which passed by...

Northwestern covers $2.4 million of tuition grants owed by state

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

April 21, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern is covering about $2.4 million in grants for low- and middle-income students on campus, funds Illinois has not provided since January due to the ongoing state budget deadlock. The University is currently making...