2020 Budget
The Urbana City Building
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Urbana City Officials Are Trying To Remedy A Structural Deficit In Their Budget. What Is That?

For the second year in a row, Urbana's budget plan includes spending cuts meant to address a structural deficit. They'll be part of the discussion on Monday June 10 at 7 PM, when the Urbana City Council holds a public hearing on the budget proposal, followed by a discussion and vote in its Committee of the Whole meeting (a final city council vote is scheduled for June 17). But what's a structural deficit?

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen
University of Illinois

U Of I President ‘Delighted’ By New State Budget

University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen is “delighted” and “very excited” about the funding increase for higher education included in the newly approved state budget. He said the investment in higher education spending represents an “historic turn in absolutely the right direction,” Killeen said.

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