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Chicago Tribune
Rauner vetoes geolocation privacy bill aimed at protecting smartphone userscollect and share and would have required consent from consumers before sharing
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
collect and share and would have required consent from consumers before sharing more sensitive information. In May, the Illinois Senate approved the proposed Right to Know Act, a related measure that would require online companies such as... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Madigan moves to pull plug on Preckwinkle's soda taxto our residents." If the board does not act on its own to undo the tax, the S
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
to our residents." If the board does not act on its own to undo the tax, the Springfield bill "will move right away," said one county insider. But to become law, it would have to clear the Illinois Senate, where the political terrain is less certa... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry Township Assessor Mary Mahady announces run for Illinois Senate District 32 seatMary Mahady, of McHenry, announced Monday she is seeking a seat in Illinois Sen
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Mary Mahady, of McHenry, announced Monday she is seeking a seat in Illinois Senate District 32 - a seat currently held by state Sen. Pamela Althoff. McHenry Township Assessor Mary Mahady, D–McHenry, said in a news release that she would join the... Read more
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My Suburban Life
McHenry Township Assessor Mary Mahady announces run for Illinois Senate District 32 seatMary Mahady, of McHenry, announced Monday she is seeking a seat in Illinois Sen
My Suburban Life / Posted 3 days ago
Mary Mahady, of McHenry, announced Monday she is seeking a seat in Illinois Senate District 32 - a seat currently held by state Sen. Pamela Althoff. McHenry Township Assessor Mary Mahady, D–McHenry, said in a news release that she would join the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Jack Franks 'seriously considering' run for Illinois attorney generalParty-backed candidate for attorney general is Erika Harold, a lawyer and forme
Northwest Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Party-backed candidate for attorney general is Erika Harold, a lawyer and former Miss America. After serving in the Illinois Senate, Lisa Madigan was elected as Illinois’ first female attorney general in a tight race in 2002. She handily won... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois AG Lisa Madigan won't seek re-election in 2018to watching her continue her commitment to helping people in a new capacity," h
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
to watching her continue her commitment to helping people in a new capacity," he said in a statement. After serving in the Illinois Senate, Lisa Madigan was elected Illinois' first female attorney general in a tight race in 2002. She handily won... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Illinois AG Lisa Madigan won't seek re-election in 2018to watching her continue her commitment to helping people in a new capacity," h
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
to watching her continue her commitment to helping people in a new capacity," he said in a statement. After serving in the Illinois Senate, Lisa Madigan was elected Illinois' first female attorney general in a tight race in 2002. She handily won... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Lisa Madigan won't seek re-electionparty-backed candidate for attorney general is Erika Harold, a lawyer and forme
SaukValley.com / Posted 8 days ago
party-backed candidate for attorney general is Erika Harold, a lawyer and former Miss America. After serving in the Illinois Senate, Lisa Madigan was elected Illinois' first female attorney general in a tight race in 2002. She handily won... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Illinois attorney general won't seek re-election in 2018to watching her continue her commitment to helping people in a new capacity," h
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
to watching her continue her commitment to helping people in a new capacity," he said in a statement. After serving in the Illinois Senate, Lisa Madigan was elected Illinois' first female attorney general in a tight race in 2002. She handily won... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois attorney general won't seek re-election in 2018to watching her continue her commitment to helping people in a new capacity," h
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
to watching her continue her commitment to helping people in a new capacity," he said in a statement. After serving in the Illinois Senate, Lisa Madigan was elected Illinois' first female attorney general in a tight race in 2002. She handily won... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Illinois attorney general won't seek re-election in 2018to watching her continue her commitment to helping people in a new capacity," h
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
to watching her continue her commitment to helping people in a new capacity," he said in a statement. After serving in the Illinois Senate, Lisa Madigan was elected Illinois' first female attorney general in a tight race in 2002. She handily won... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will not seek re-electionnext year. At the end of her term, she'll have served 16 years as the state's
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
next year. At the end of her term, she'll have served 16 years as the state's top lawyer, plus another four years in the Illinois Senate. “I love working. I love advocating for the people of Illinois. And I'm going to keep doing it through the... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Madigan Will Not Seek Re-Election as Attorney Generalday through the end of my term in 2019." Madigan was first elected as Attorney
NBC Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
day through the end of my term in 2019." Madigan was first elected as Attorney General in 2003 after serving a term in the Illinois Senate. She is the first female Attorney General in Illinois history Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan, the... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Illinois Municipal League executive director addresses Government Affairs Committeecapitol for the school funding and budget votes. TIF districts He spoke first
McDonough County Voice / Posted 10 days ago
capitol for the school funding and budget votes. TIF districts He spoke first on the school funding bill that passed, Illinois Senate Bill 1947. He said it was essentially a duplicate of SB 1 that had been prepared in advance as a “backstop”... Read more
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Darien Suburban Life
Burr Ridge resident fills DuPage County Board vacancyDan Cronin’s appointment of Hart to fill the vacant District 3 seat created in
Darien Suburban Life / Posted 11 days ago
Dan Cronin’s appointment of Hart to fill the vacant District 3 seat created in July when John Curran was appointed to the Illinois Senate. Hart’s term will expire Nov. 30, 2018. Hart has been successful through his work in the private sector,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County Board member John Reinert announces run for Illinois Senate District 32 seatJohn Reinert announced his candidacy for Pam Althoff's 32nd District Senate CR
Northwest Herald / Posted 13 days ago
John Reinert announced his candidacy for Pam Althoff's 32nd District Senate CRYSTAL LAKE – The race for a seat in Illinois Senate District 32 is heating up with another Republican McHenry County Board member announcing his run for the spot. John... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Washington remembers 9/11 and thanks local first respondersReps. Keith Sommer, R-Morton, and Mike Unes, R-East Peoria, and state Sen. Bill
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
Reps. Keith Sommer, R-Morton, and Mike Unes, R-East Peoria, and state Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, the newly elected Illinois Senate minority leader. Washington Mayor Gary Manier also was among the speakers. Other speakers included... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Tazewell property owners should prepare to pony upHouse, only 23 were inaugurated before 2007. More than half the House is new in
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
House, only 23 were inaugurated before 2007. More than half the House is new in the last four years since 2013. The Illinois Senate is a little more experienced. There, 18 of the 59 members have more than a decade of service — a little less... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner yanked the plug on student loan bill of rights. Lawmakers need to bring it back.whose office has been tracking the student loan industry for years and drafted
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
whose office has been tracking the student loan industry for years and drafted the bill that Rauner spiked. Nonetheless, Illinois Senate Bill 1351 would provide important, baseline consumer protections for students in this state. In Illinois,... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Sterling 911 center has a new name26. The consolidation was mandated by the state with the objective of moving c
SaukValley.com / Posted 16 days ago
26. The consolidation was mandated by the state with the objective of moving closer to a uniform 911 system throughout Illinois. Senate Bill 96, signed into law July 31, 2015, allows no more than two dispatch units in counties with 250,000 or... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Sterling 911 center gets a new name26. The consolidation was mandated by the state with the objective of moving c
SaukValley.com / Posted 16 days ago
26. The consolidation was mandated by the state with the objective of moving closer to a uniform 911 system throughout Illinois. Senate Bill 96, signed into law July 31, 2015, allows no more than two dispatch units in counties with 250,000 or... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove mayor to run for DuPage County Boardof the replacement for state Sen. John Curran, R-Downers Grove, who served on t
My Suburban Life / Posted 16 days ago
of the replacement for state Sen. John Curran, R-Downers Grove, who served on the board before being appointed to fill an Illinois Senate vacancy. Tully has served as president of the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference. He was a member of the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Many unsung heroes on the torturous path to school funding reformminister of a huge congregation on Chicago's South was the next to take up the
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 days ago
minister of a huge congregation on Chicago's South was the next to take up the mantle. Meeks was elected to the Illinois Senate as an independent in 2002 and he made education funding reform his top priority. Meeks threatened to run as... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Jim Dey: New education law aims to help those most in needIt was smiles all around Thursday at a Chicago grade school, where Gov. Bruce R
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
It was smiles all around Thursday at a Chicago grade school, where Gov. Bruce Rauner and prominent politicos, including Illinois Senate President John Cullerton and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, gathered for a bill-signing ceremony of landmark... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner Signs Historic Education Funding Reform Billdream." Surrounded by students at Ebinger Elementary School in Chicago, Rauner
NBC Chicago / Posted 23 days ago
dream." Surrounded by students at Ebinger Elementary School in Chicago, Rauner signed the measure the same week the Illinois Senate and House passed the agreement. "This is what compromise looks like. This is it. A bill that none of us like... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner to Sign Education Funding Reform Bill Thursdayis slated to sign the bill during the afternoon hours at Ebinger Elementary Sch
NBC Chicago / Posted 23 days ago
is slated to sign the bill during the afternoon hours at Ebinger Elementary School in Chicago, the same week the Illinois Senate and House passed the agreement. "This is what compromise looks like. This is it. A bill that none of us like... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County school officials, senator react to school funding overhaulthe recently passed school funding bill, while others are relieved to finally h
Northwest Herald / Posted 24 days ago
the recently passed school funding bill, while others are relieved to finally have a state funding plan in place. The Illinois Senate on Tuesday approved a school funding overhaul that is expected to increase aid to the state’s more than 800... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Syverson named Deputy Republican Leadersenator from Rockford who represents part of DeKalb County, was named deputy Re
Daily Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
senator from Rockford who represents part of DeKalb County, was named deputy Republican leader Wednesday. Newly appointed Illinois Senate Minority Leader Bill Brady, R-Bloomington made the appointment. “It’s an honor to be selected. I’m pleased... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Area school officials welcome passage of education-funding reformthis long to get to this point," Monticello schools Superintendent Vic Zimmerma
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
this long to get to this point," Monticello schools Superintendent Vic Zimmerman said late Tuesday afternoon, after the Illinois Senate signed off on the measure that will make education funding more equitable. But "it's certainly a landmark day... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
IL Comptroller Mendoza visits Williamson County pre-KThe Illinois Senate has approved a new system for funding schools that will red
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 25 days ago
The Illinois Senate has approved a new system for funding schools that will reduce large disparities between wealthy and poor districts. Legislators voted 38-13 on Tuesday, Aug. 29 to approve the plan that passed the House on Monday, Aug. 28.... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Illinois Senate approves school funding overhaulIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, left, shakes hands with Illinois State… AP News |
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 25 days ago
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, left, shakes hands with Illinois State… AP News | 08/29/17 02:08 PM SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois Legislature on Tuesday approved a school funding overhaul that... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Illinois Senate approves school funding overhaulget $150,000 more under the bill if the general state aid formula is fully fund
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
get $150,000 more under the bill if the general state aid formula is fully funded. Original story:SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Illinois Senate on Tuesday approved a school funding overhaul that supporters hailed as "historic," saying it will increase... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois Senate approves school funding overhaulSPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate on Tuesday approved a school funding overhaul
Northwest Herald / Posted 25 days ago
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate on Tuesday approved a school funding overhaul that supporters hailed as "historic," saying it will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800 districts and eliminate large disparities between rich and poor... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois Senate approves school funding overhaulSPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate on Tuesday approved a school funding overhaul
Daily Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Senate on Tuesday approved a school funding overhaul that supporters hailed as "historic," saying it will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800 districts and eliminate large disparities between rich and poor... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Illinois Senate approves school funding overhaulSPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Illinois Senate on Tuesday approved a school funding ove
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Illinois Senate on Tuesday approved a school funding overhaul that supporters hailed as "historic," saying it will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800 districts and eliminate large disparities between rich and poor... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Senate sends school-funding bill to RaunerWith a minimum of division on what has been a highly divisive subject, the Illi
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 25 days ago
With a minimum of division on what has been a highly divisive subject, the Illinois Senate this afternoon easily approved a bill to revamp the way the state funds public grade and high schools, sending the measure to Gov. Bruce Rauner for his... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Illinois Senate Passes Education Funding Reform DealThe Illinois Senate passed an "historic" school funding reform deal Tuesday, ju
NBC Chicago / Posted 25 days ago
The Illinois Senate passed an "historic" school funding reform deal Tuesday, just one day after lawmakers in the House passed the agreement in a dramatic redo of a failed initial vote. "This is what compromise looks like. This is it. A bill that... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Senate passes Illinois school funding compromiseSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Senate has approved a new system for funding s
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 25 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Senate has approved a new system for funding schools that will reduce large disparities between wealthy and poor districts. Legislators voted 38-13 on Tuesday to approve the plan that passed the House on Monday.... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Illinois Senate approves school funding overhaulSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Senate approved a school funding overhaul
WGEM Quincy / Posted 25 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Senate approved a school funding overhaul Tuesday that will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800 districts. The Illinois House approved the measure late Monday. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has said... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Illinois Senate approves school funding overhaul(AP) - The Latest on Illinois lawmakers' efforts to approve a school funding ov
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 25 days ago
(AP) - The Latest on Illinois lawmakers' efforts to approve a school funding overhaul (all times local): 2:05 p.m. The Illinois Senate has approved a new system for funding schools that will reduce large disparities between wealthy and poor... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Mixed reactions to Illinois school funding plansays talk of private school scholarship strays from the mission of addressing a
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 25 days ago
says talk of private school scholarship strays from the mission of addressing a public-school funding problem. The Illinois Senate is expected to take up a school funding overhaul that will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Illinois Senate approves school funding overhaulSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate on Tuesday approved a school fundi
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 25 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate on Tuesday approved a school funding overhaul that supporters hailed as "historic," saying it will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800 districts and eliminate large disparities between rich... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Mixed reactions to Illinois school funding plansays talk of private school scholarship strays from the mission of addressing a
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 25 days ago
says talk of private school scholarship strays from the mission of addressing a public-school funding problem. The Illinois Senate is expected to take up a school funding overhaul that will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Mixed reactions to Illinois school funding plansays talk of private school scholarship strays from the mission of addressing a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
says talk of private school scholarship strays from the mission of addressing a public-school funding problem. The Illinois Senate is expected to take up a school funding overhaul that will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800... Read more
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Daily Herald
Mixed reactions to Illinois school funding plansays talk of private school scholarship strays from the mission of addressing a
Daily Herald / Posted 25 days ago
says talk of private school scholarship strays from the mission of addressing a public-school funding problem. The Illinois Senate is expected to take up a school funding overhaul that will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Illinois Senate to take up school funding overhaulBy SARA BURNETT of The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Senat
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 25 days ago
By SARA BURNETT of The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Senate is expected to take up a school funding overhaul Tuesday that supporters have hailed as "historic," saying it will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Illinois Senate to take up school funding overhaulBy SARA BURNETT, Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate
McDonough County Voice / Posted 25 days ago
By SARA BURNETT, Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate is expected to take up a school funding overhaul Tuesday that supporters have hailed as "historic," saying it will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Illinois Senate to take up school funding overhaulSPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Senate is expected to take up a school funding
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 25 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Senate is expected to take up a school funding overhaul Tuesday that supporters have hailed as “historic,” saying it will increase aid to all of the state’s more than 800 districts and eliminate disparities between... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Illinois Senate to take up school funding overhaul AP News | 08/29/17 05:08 AM SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois Senate is
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 25 days ago
AP News | 08/29/17 05:08 AM SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The Illinois Senate is expected to take up a school funding overhaul that will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Illinois Senate to take up school funding overhaulSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate is expected to take up a school fu
Stamford Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate is expected to take up a school funding overhaul Tuesday that supporters have hailed as "historic," saying it will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800 districts and eliminate disparities... Read more
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