Legislators Quit In Frustration After Budget BattleThe Springfield budget battle took a toll not only on taxpayers, but also on lawmakers.
Frerichs To Rauner: Dial Down The RhetoricTo avoid the state's bond rating from slipping to junk status, Illinois Treasure Mike Frerichs is offering advice to Gov. Bruce Rauner.
State Working Towards Budget Rauner Vows To VetoThe state's budget crisis is far from over.
Lawmakers Miss State Budget Deadline For Third Consecutive YearAngry shouts erupted in the House when House Speaker, Mike Madigan, adjourned members without calling the budget for a vote.
Lawmakers Meet In Springfield For Day 1 Of Special SessionLawmakers are in Springfield on Wednesday for a Special Session of the General Assembly to try once again to iron out the Illinois budget crisis.
CPS Administrators Concerned About Next Year With Budget CrisisCPS closes the book on an eventful year, while setting up an uncertain summer for school administrators.
Democrats Underwhelmed By Latest State Budget CompromiseThe response from Democrats towards another proposed compromise regarding the state budget logjam in Springfield is underwhelming.
NEIU, Chicago State In Crisis But ISU Is Coping With The Financial StarvationIllinois State University does not anticipate furloughs, faculty cuts or reductions in class offerings due to the major shortfall stemming from the state's budget crisis.
Quinn: Spending Is Necessary To Create Jobs, Improve BudgetGov. Pat Quinn on Friday defended his call for “investment” in several new programs in his State of the State Address, even though the state is in a budget crisis.