The office of Illinois Senate President John Cullerton – the most
powerful person in Springfield opposed to banning legislative
scholarships – says the legislator won’t stand in the way of a vote on
the tuition waiver ban.
“Like any other bill, it will go through
the normal committee process and there will be an opportunity for a
vote,” says Cullerton spokeswoman Rikeesha Phelon. Phelon’s comments
follow reports that the Senate President may work to prevent the bill from getting a vote. Read more »