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Chicago Tribune
The Illinois Eclipse: It's not about Aug. 21. It's every day.percent personal income tax hike — inviting more people and businesses to head
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
percent personal income tax hike — inviting more people and businesses to head for the exits. Thank you, Senate President John Cullerton and House Speaker Michael Madigan. And what about those promised reforms, such as overhauling workers’... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Madigan plays political game with school fundinghis signature or amendatory veto. And that’s because of a sad political game b
Bureau County Republican / Posted 7 days ago
his signature or amendatory veto. And that’s because of a sad political game being played by Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago. As Illinois schools prepare to open in about a month or so, they don’t yet have their fiscal 2018... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Rauner urges legislative leaders to work out a deal for school funding ASAPto meet as quickly as possible on school funding reform.” “We are hopeful that
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
to meet as quickly as possible on school funding reform.” “We are hopeful that Speaker [Michael] Madigan and President [John] Cullerton share our sense of urgency to reach a resolution,” Rauner said. Rauner said he appreciated the work of eight... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner attacks Democrats a day after they moved to override his education vetochildren," Collins said in a statement. At a separate event before Rauner's co
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
children," Collins said in a statement. At a separate event before Rauner's comments, Emanuel thanked Senate President John Cullerton for overriding the governor's veto and "not pitting" children in Chicago and across the state against each... Read more
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Daily Herald
School-funding sponsor calls for House overrideby policy concerns but by politics. But both Rauner and he say they're willing
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
by policy concerns but by politics. But both Rauner and he say they're willing to compromise. Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says Sunday's vote to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's changes to a school-funding measure "moved our state one... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
School-funding sponsor calls for House overrideby policy concerns but by politics. But both Rauner and he say they’re willing
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 9 days ago
by policy concerns but by politics. But both Rauner and he say they’re willing to compromise. Illinois Senate President John Cullerton says Sunday’s vote to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s changes to a school-funding measure “moved our state one... Read more
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Northwest Herald
ISBE: Harvard, Huntley schools to get more money under Gov. Rauner’s planto regular session at 2 p.m. Sunday with the intention of taking action on educ
Northwest Herald / Posted 10 days ago
to regular session at 2 p.m. Sunday with the intention of taking action on education funding. Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said education funding is a priority and he remains optimistic there is a path to “reasonable compromise.” If... Read more
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Northwest Herald
ISBE: Huntley, Harvard schools to receive more money under Gov. Rauner's planto regular session on Sunday at 2 p.m. with the intention of taking action on e
Northwest Herald / Posted 10 days ago
to regular session on Sunday at 2 p.m. with the intention of taking action on education funding. Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said education funding is a priority and he remains optimistic there is a path to "reasonable compromise." If... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CPS' let's-pretend budgetOn Sunday, the Illinois Senate likely will try to override the governor's veto.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
On Sunday, the Illinois Senate likely will try to override the governor's veto. We're guessing that Senate President John Cullerton has the votes or he wouldn't call members back to session. But who knows? On Wednesday, the House is... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
“Not once did Mitch Trubisky grab his helmet, roll his eyes or take a timeout while cursing out a coach which I guess is something not every quarterback does”Justin reads the news so you don’t have to. Tonight’s top stories include the o
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
Justin reads the news so you don’t have to. Tonight’s top stories include the ongoing North Korean crisis, Senate President John Cullerton calling legislators back to Springfield, Jim Kirk announcing he’s leaving the Sun-Times to join Tronc, the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lawmakers, reject Gov. Rauner's changes on school fundingholding town hall meetings on education funding last week while nearly 30 of hi
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
holding town hall meetings on education funding last week while nearly 30 of his colleagues, including Senate President John Cullerton, were in Boston on a junket. Yes, that matters too. Changing the school funding formula in this state is... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Senate convening Sunday for school funding billthe amendatory veto issued by Gov. Bruce Rauner for Senate Bill 1, the school f
SaukValley.com / Posted 13 days ago
the amendatory veto issued by Gov. Bruce Rauner for Senate Bill 1, the school funding reform bill. Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, issued a statement saying that, “one way or another, we are going to get a fair funding system... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois Senate convening Sunday for school funding billthe amendatory veto issued by Gov. Bruce Rauner for Senate Bill 1, the school f
SaukValley.com / Posted 13 days ago
the amendatory veto issued by Gov. Bruce Rauner for Senate Bill 1, the school funding reform bill. Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, issued a statement saying that, "one way or another, we are going to get a fair funding system... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Governor signs law streamlining government purchasingbegan in the Senate as part of the “grand bargain” budget compromise laid out l
SaukValley.com / Posted 13 days ago
began in the Senate as part of the “grand bargain” budget compromise laid out last winter by Democratic Senate President John Cullerton of Chicago and former Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno of Lemont. It was seen as answering one of... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Senate to take up Rauner school-funding veto Sunday- The Illinois Senate will meet Sunday to deal with Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 13 days ago
- The Illinois Senate will meet Sunday to deal with Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a school funding measure. Senate President John Cullerton issued a statement Wednesday. But the Chicago Democrat did not specifically mention a vote to override the... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Governor signs law streamlining government purchasingbegan in the Senate as part of the "grand bargain" budget compromise laid out l
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 13 days ago
began in the Senate as part of the "grand bargain" budget compromise laid out last winter by Democratic Senate President John Cullerton of Chicago and former Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno (ruh-DOHN'-yoh) of Lemont. It was seen as... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Senate Bill 1 not the answer for broken school fundingproviding the revenue. They want to take credit for the spending – but not for
SaukValley.com / Posted 13 days ago
providing the revenue. They want to take credit for the spending – but not for the taxes. In this case, Senate President John Cullerton sat on the legislation until last week when he moved it to the governor’s desk. Why the delay? He was hoping... Read more
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Daily Herald
Governor signs law streamlining government purchasingbegan in the Senate as part of the "grand bargain" budget compromise laid out l
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
began in the Senate as part of the "grand bargain" budget compromise laid out last winter by Democratic Senate President John Cullerton of Chicago and former Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno (ruh-DOHN'-yoh) of Lemont. It was seen as... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lawmakers hear how education-funding impasse will affect schoolsdistrict has received for more than 20 years for categorical programs, such as
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
district has received for more than 20 years for categorical programs, such as special education. Senate President John Cullerton on Wednesday announced his chamber would go back to Springfield on Sunday afternoon "with the intention of... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Senate to take up Gov. Rauner's school-funding veto Sunday— The Illinois Senate will meet Sunday to deal with Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 13 days ago
— The Illinois Senate will meet Sunday to deal with Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a school funding measure. Senate President John Cullerton issued a statement Wednesday. But the Chicago Democrat did not specifically mention a vote to override the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Senate to take up Gov. Rauner's school-funding veto Sunday— The Illinois Senate will meet Sunday to deal with Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
— The Illinois Senate will meet Sunday to deal with Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a school funding measure. Senate President John Cullerton issued a statement Wednesday. But the Chicago Democrat did not specifically mention a vote to override the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Illinois Senate to take up Gov. Rauner school-funding veto Sunday– The Illinois Senate will meet Sunday to deal with Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 13 days ago
– The Illinois Senate will meet Sunday to deal with Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a school funding measure. Senate President John Cullerton issued a statement Wednesday. But the Chicago Democrat did not specifically mention a vote to override the... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Illinois senators plan to act on education funding 'one way or another'at 2 p.m. Sunday with the intention of taking action on education funding. In
My Suburban Life / Posted 13 days ago
at 2 p.m. Sunday with the intention of taking action on education funding. In a statement, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said education funding is a priority for Senate Democrats have been working on "for the better part of four... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois senators plan to act on education funding 'one way or another'at 2 p.m. Sunday with the intention of taking action on education funding. In
Daily Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
at 2 p.m. Sunday with the intention of taking action on education funding. In a statement, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said education funding is a priority for Senate Democrats have been working on "for the better part of four... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Illinois senators plan to act on education funding 'one way or another'at 2 p.m. Sunday with the intention of taking action on education funding. In
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
at 2 p.m. Sunday with the intention of taking action on education funding. In a statement, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said education funding is a priority for Senate Democrats have been working on "for the better part of four... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois senators plan to act on education funding 'one way or another'at 2 p.m. Sunday with the intention of taking action on education funding. In
Northwest Herald / Posted 14 days ago
at 2 p.m. Sunday with the intention of taking action on education funding. In a statement, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton said education funding is a priority for Senate Democrats have been working on "for the better part of four... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel warns those emailing him for favors about Chicago's 'strict lobbyist rules'parking is possible only at the rear. This requires a curb-cut off Stanton Park
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
parking is possible only at the rear. This requires a curb-cut off Stanton Park's driveway." Rossi then said that John Cullerton called Chicago Parks Superintendent Michael Kelly "on my behalf" and that the Park District's attorney agreed... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Postcard to Boston: Wish you were here, legislatorsshoes. Democrats have hinted they'll try to override Rauner's veto of the scho
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
shoes. Democrats have hinted they'll try to override Rauner's veto of the school funding bill. Senate President John Cullerton could have scheduled a vote by now and sent the bill to the House. Instead that chamber sits empty — not... Read more
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NBC Chicago
CPS Lays Off Nearly 1,000 Employees Ahead of New School Yearand removing both Chicago Public Schools pension considerations from the formul
NBC Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
and removing both Chicago Public Schools pension considerations from the formula, among other things. Senate President John Cullerton, a Chicago Democrat, warned that Rauner's changes would jeopardize money for schools statewide. That's because... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner: Once analysis of his school funding plan is done, it will 'carry the day'to our teachers and students all across the state, including Chicago, from what
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
to our teachers and students all across the state, including Chicago, from what I'm recommending." Senate President John Cullerton, the Chicago Democrat who runs the chamber that held the bill, disagreed. "If that's what he thinks our... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The next Foxconn and Illinois: Here's why Wisconsin will be the state growing more taxpayersmake other reforms to attract business investment, but he's been stymied by Hou
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
make other reforms to attract business investment, but he's been stymied by House Speaker Mike Madigan, Senate President John Cullerton and their Democrat-controlled General Assembly. None of this is secret. Business leaders looking to invest... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Running down the clock: Illinois school funding rests in the Democrat-controlled — and empty — Senate chamberorganization. The trip was planned months ago, she tells us, and she'll fly bac
Chicago Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
organization. The trip was planned months ago, she tells us, and she'll fly back "on a moment's notice" if Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, calls members back to Springfield. So far, that hasn't happened. Since Rauner's veto, a handful... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
15 days to fix Illinois school funding. Which pols will make that a priority?the bill to Rauner's desk right after May 31, when lawmakers passed it. Instead
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
the bill to Rauner's desk right after May 31, when lawmakers passed it. Instead, two months came and went. Senate President John Cullerton delivered it on July 31. Four days of special session, called by Rauner, also came and went. And to put a... Read more
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Lake Placid News
House speaker says governor veto creates crisismoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
Lake Placid News / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Test storynamed. Prior to joining the Chicagoland Chamber, Reever was a former assistant
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 21 days ago
named. Prior to joining the Chicagoland Chamber, Reever was a former assistant legal counsel to Illinois Senate President John Cullerton. In Spring 2016, Reever participated in Crain's Leadership Academy. Amy Shivvers, managing director of events... Read more
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KTVN Reno
House speaker says governor veto creates crisismoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
House speaker says governor veto creates crisismoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
House speaker says governor veto creates crisismoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
House speaker says governor veto creates crisismoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
KHQ Spokane / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Illinois Governor Vetoes Education Funding Planfunding formula, but accused Democrats of inserting extra money for CPS' underf
KERA North Texas / Posted 21 days ago
funding formula, but accused Democrats of inserting extra money for CPS' underfunded pension system. Senate President John Cullerton, a Democrat, has bristled at the governor's characterization of the bill as a CPS "bailout," accusing Rauner... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Illinois Governor Vetoes Education Funding Planfunding formula, but accused Democrats of inserting extra money for CPS' underf
KPBS San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
funding formula, but accused Democrats of inserting extra money for CPS' underfunded pension system. Senate President John Cullerton, a Democrat, has bristled at the governor's characterization of the bill as a CPS "bailout," accusing Rauner... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Chicago mayor blasts governor's schools vetomoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
KTVN Reno / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Chicago mayor blasts governor's schools vetomoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
Hawaii News Now / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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WALB Albany
Chicago mayor blasts governor's schools vetomoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
WALB Albany / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Chicago mayor blasts governor's schools vetomoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Chicago mayor blasts governor's schools vetomoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Chicago mayor blasts governor's schools vetomoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
WGEM Quincy / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Chicago mayor blasts governor's schools vetomoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Chicago mayor blasts governor's schools vetomoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois governor vetoes public school moneymoney the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with o
Daily Herald / Posted 21 days ago
money the district formerly received in the form of a block grant, along with other changes. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton had urged Rauner to "do the right thing" and sign the legislation. The bill now returns to the Legislature,... Read more
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