Illinois higher education advocates rallied at the State Capitol Wednesday, urging the governor and legislators to reach a solution on higher education funding.
A proposed constitutional amendement to levy an additional tax on incomes over $1 million came up three votes shy of passing in the Illinois House Wednesday.
New proposals are pending in Springfield to address the lack of state funding being provided to higher education institutions during the ongoing budget impasse, now in its tenth month.
The Illinois House passed a bill Tuesday that will allow counties to consolidate units of governments as a means to reduce property tax rates.
Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool rallied with pastors and community leaders Tuesday morning against Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed education cuts targeting the district.
An extension of the state's Covering All Kids health insurane program cleared the Illinois House Tuesday by a 77-38 vote.
Non-tenured instructors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have begun a two-day strike.
Some Illinoisans want to see the state enact a 5 percent severance tax on coal.
A bill that would install a progressive tax in Illinois passed a House committee Tuesday.