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Higher education was one of the areas hit hardest by ’ two-year budget impasse: https://t.co/0A71WVzWxj

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07.07.17

The State of Illinois ended its two-year budget impasse on July 6, 2017, enacting a $36.1 billion spending plan with about $5 billion in tax increases.

To break the logjam, the General Assembly narrowly overrode Governor Bruce Rauner’s...

06.29.17

The Civic Federation’s Annual Civic Awards Luncheon, now in its 35th year, recognizes civic leadership in Chicago. Named for the Federation’s founding members, the Lyman J. Gage Award and the Addams-Palmer Award recognize the outstanding civic contributions of Chicago individuals and...

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The Civic Federation
ICYMI: Higher Education Funding Shortfall Persists Despite New Budget https://t.co/0A71WVzWxj
The Civic Federation
Higher education was one of the areas hit hardest by ’ two-year budget impasse: https://t.co/0A71WVzWxj
The Civic Federation
For increased 911 surcharge to take effect, Chicago City Council has to adopt ordinance authorizing higher rate: https://t.co/IHi6zPDTAI