Staredown Continues Over Illinois School FundingIllinois House Democrats brought together school superintendents to blast Gov. Rauner's recent school funding veto.
Rauner Veto Designed To Punish Chicago Schools, Critics ClaimGov. Bruce Rauner this week rewrote part of a school-funding bill. The consequences could be devastating, critics tell CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley.
Rauner, Dems Heading Toward School-Funding ShowdownBruce Rauner summoned all Republican lawmakers from the House and Senate for an hour-long meeting -- the first of its kind in anyone's memory.
Two State Representatives Boycott Governor's Special SessionTwo state representatives chose to boycott the special legislative session called Wednesday by Governor Rauner, and instead were doing some volunteer work in a Chicago public school.
Lawmakers To Meet For Special Session Amid Education Funding DisputeAt least two lawmakers planned to boycott the special session, and instead planned to be at Gale Elementary for a service day.
Mayor Emanuel Thinks Governor Rauner Should Just Sign School Funding BillMayor Emanuel is taking a dim view of Governor Rauner's decision to call a special legislative session to begin Wednesday, to address school funding in Illinois.
Rauner To Call Another Special Session, Amid School Funding DisputeThe governor accused Democrats of holding schools hostage to an attempt to bail out teachers’ pensions in Chicago.
Rauner Threatens To Cut Part Of School-Funding BillWith little more than a month until many school districts open their doors, Springfield still hasn't finalized a school funding plan.
Governor Rauner Seems To Be Sticking With Plan Of Vetoing School Funding BillGovernor Rauner does not seem to be backing away from his threat to veto a school funding bill that is headed for his desk.
Emanuel Pushes For School Funding Bill Rewrite, Despite Rauner's OppositionMayor Emanuel said his top priority now is getting a school funding bill into law, in spite of Governor Bruce Rauner's veto threat.
Mayor Emanuel Announces Expansion Of CPS Principal Leadership ProgramMayor Emanuel announced Thursday the expansion of incentive and training programs to encourage independence and success among Chicago Public School principals.