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$167M in DCFS cuts affect successful program

ILLINOIS – Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget puts a successful program for foster children on the chopping block to help close Illinois’s multi-billion dollar deficit.

February 26, 2015 0
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YPFI: Controlling prison costs

ILLINOIS — Illinois prisons are overcrowded and cost billions, but could a new program help keep people out of jail and save taxpayers money? Illinois spends $1.3 billion a year […]

February 25, 2015 0
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ILLINOIS –If Illinois wants to reach its goal of having 60 percent of its workforce with a college degree by 2025, it will have to bring adults back to school.

February 12, 2015 0
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ILLINOIS — Illinois used to provide the most affordable college education, but dwindling funds have left students needing help the most behind.

February 11, 2015 0
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ILLINOIS — Childcare providers think state lawmakers need a timeout to think about what they did in last year’s budget.

February 05, 2015 0
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ILLINOIS — The state gives millions of dollars to organizations looking to do good, but one case shows how easy the system can be exploited.

January 29, 2015 0
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