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Illinois Budget Impasse
The Illinois Statehouse in Springfield
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Democrats Pass ‘Compromise’ Spending Bill In Illinois House

The Democratic-led Illinois House passed legislation Thursday that would allocate nearly $3.7 billion for colleges and various human service programs. Republicans, though, say it a pre-primary sham because the state has no money. GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget office sent a letter to House lawmakers before the vote saying he opposes the proposal.
 

Parkland College campus
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Parkland College To Begin Layoffs As A Result of Budget Standoff

Parkland College President Tom Ramage says nine positions will be cut next week, once the community college completes a voluntary separation program that's yielded $1 million in savings. He sent a mass e-mail to staff Thursday.  The annoucement comes days after Parkland Trustees approved an 11-percent tuition hike.

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