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Pritzker signs bill phasing in $40K minimum teacher pay Pritzker signs bill phasing in $40K minimum teacher pay

Pritzker signs bill phasing in $40K minimum teacher pay

Some teachers in Illinois will get a pay raise starting next year, thanks to a bill that Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law Thursday. House Bill 2078, which passed the General Assembly in the final days of the 2019 session, phases in an increase in minimum teacher salaries to $40,000 a year over the next four years.
Reports, released and not released, put Capitol workplace culture in spotlight Reports, released and not released, put Capitol workplace culture in spotlight

Reports, released and not released, put Capitol workplace culture in spotlight

House Speaker Michael Madigan believes the three other legislative groups should conduct independent reviews of their workplaces, his chief of staff said. Meanwhile, Rep. David McSweeney said it is “outrageous” another type of report is not made public — a document compiled after an investigation of alleged wrongdoing by lawmakers or their staff.
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