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University of Illinois makes pitch for 16.5 percent state funding increase University of Illinois makes pitch for 16.5 percent state funding increase

University of Illinois makes pitch for 16.5 percent state funding increase

Representatives of the University of Illinois System made their official pitch Thursday for a 16 percent budget increase to an Illinois Senate appropriations committee.

The fiscal year 2020 operating budget request is for $692.5 million, up from $594.6 million for fiscal year 2019. When adjusted for a 2.5 percent inflation rate, the number is slightly below 2015 fiscal year levels and approximately $200 million below 2010 funding, according to the university system budget presentation.

Senate OKs bill that allows state EPA to combat greenhouse gases Senate OKs bill that allows state EPA to combat greenhouse gases

Senate OKs bill that allows state EPA to combat greenhouse gases

The state’s environmental regulatory body was prevented from taking measures to address greenhouse gases in Illinois for more than 20 years. That might soon end after the Senate voted Thursday to repeal a law enacted in 1998 that blocked the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and the Pollution Control Board from introducing or ratifying rules comparable to those adopted at an...
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