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

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

February 5, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, State

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...

Evanston waits to see impact of Rauner fiscal plans

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

January 30, 2015

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

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s first executive order declared a “financial crisis” in Illinois, but Evanston organizations must wait until Feb. 18 to see his fiscal plan and decide how to adapt. The most likely changes would involve the...