2 Investigators: State Demanding Overpayments From Aid Recipients, Decades LaterIt hardly seems fair, but as 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports, this is happening to a startling number of people.
Illinois Senate Rejects Rauner's Veto Of Anti-Heroin BillSenate Democrats bucked Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto Wednesday in instituting a law to fight heroin abuse in Illinois, but ran into predictable Republican derision when they approved spending $3.8 billion to fund a variety of programs from breast cancer screenings to lottery prizes.
Emanuel: Human Services Team Will Have Tough JobMayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has named his team to coordinate the city’s human services, and acknowledges that they will have a very tough job.
Dillard: No Raises For Union When Programs Are SlashedIllinois State Sen. Kirk Dillard (R-Hinsdale) says the state’s largest public employee union should not be receiving raises while Gov. Pat Quinn proposes to cut $100 million from human services.
State Declines To Borrow For Human ServicesState lawmakers have declined to borrow more than $8 billion to catch-up on funding agencies that held the elderly, seniors, children and those with special needs.
State Paying Out Interest On Unpaid BillsHuman services agencies across the state, and scores of other vendors, are getting checks from state government.