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Rent control bill stalls In House Committee but could return soon Rent control bill stalls In House Committee but could return soon

Rent control bill stalls In House Committee but could return soon

A bill that would give local governments authority to enact rent control laws stalled in a House subcommittee Wednesday, possibly killing the proposal for the 2019 session. That action came at the end of a lengthy hearing in which affordable housing advocates argued that skyrocketing rents, particularly in the Chicago area, are driving many people on limited incomes out of their homes, sometimes onto the streets or into homeless shelters.

Budget analysts: Evidence-based school funding model working, needs more funding Budget analysts: Evidence-based school funding model working, needs more funding

Budget analysts: Evidence-based school funding model working, needs more funding

Illinois’ new evidence-based school funding model is effectively driving added funding to the state’s neediest school districts, but the state must double its annual added investment in the formula if districts are to reach funding adequacy in a timely manner, according to a report released Wednesday by the bipartisan Center for Tax and Budget Accountability. The evidence-based...
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ILLINOIS LAWMAKERS:
ONE-ON-ONE WITH GOV. JB PRITZKER

 With the new fiscal year closing in, Gov. JB Pritzker takes a look at the spring 2024 legislative session, new Early Childhood Department, future of Logan Correctional Center and more. Recorded at the studios of Northwestern University’s Medill School. Hosted by Jak Tichenor and CNI Broadcast Director Jennifer Fuller.

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