A local Congresswoman says it will never see the light of day in the Senate, but a budget plan passed in the House last week would make serious cuts to a number of programs, including early childhood education.
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The Library’s Board of Trustees yesterday voted to approve the issuance of $5 million in debt certificates that will become the money needed for the local match of a proposed $20 million grant the library is hoping to get from the State of Illinois.
CHICAGO (AP) — The state of Illinois is giving local governments $100 million to help repair roads and address other transportation needs following a particularly brutal winter.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan wants millionaires to pay a 3 percent surcharge for education.
Talk of raising the state minimum wage from it’s current rate of $8.25 to around $10 an hour has the Abingdon-Avon board of education on high alert.
THOMSON, Ill. (AP) — The federal Bureau of Prisons has allocated nearly $54 million to begin opening the Thomson Correctional Center in the northwest part of Illinois.
It was purely discussion – a way for the Monmouth-Roseville Board of Education to understand how limiting their participation with the Knox-Warren Special Education Cooperative would affect the district.