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Schools start to see funding from state

The Comptroller’s office began transmitting on Sept. 7 $541 million in General State Aid to schools throughout Illinois. These payments contain the funds that were

Republicans lead on education reform

Passed during the week by the House and Senate, Senate Bill 1947 utilizes data and widely-accepted best practices to determine how to send funding where

Great Lakes Basin Railroad rejected

Today the Surface Transportation Board rejected the application filed by Great Lakes Basin Transportation, Inc., for authority to construct and operate a rail line in

Trust Act signed into law

The Governor signed legislation – known as the Trust Act – that will prevent law enforcement officials across the state from detaining individuals based solely

Increasing voter participation

Increasing voter participation is the aim a new law signed by Gov. Rauner on Aug. 28. Senate Bill 1933 requires the Secretary of State and

Job Creation Measure Passes Senate

A bipartisan measure that extends tax credits for companies and brings jobs to Illinois is now headed to the Governor after it passed the Senate

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