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Updated at 7:03 PM

ROCKFORD — Rockford-area K-12 and community college leaders are cautiously optimistic that they'll have enough state aid for the coming year after Illinois legislators passed a stopgap budget today, ending temporarily a yearlong standoff with Gov. Bruce Rauner. The last-minute measure ensures that schools will open on time for the fall term. The progress in Springfield is a good sign, but the deal isn’t enough to ease funding concerns, local education officials...

Updated at 6:24 PM

ROCKFORD — There was more confusion than rejoicing among social service providers today as legislators approved a stopgap budget that provides some funding for agencies for the rest of the year. Mary Ellen Commare, executive director...

Updated at 6:17 PM

SPRINGFIELD — During lulls in business during a tense, deadline day of session, lawmakers also worked on moving forward other business, including the naming of a highway after a central Illinois service member who died in the line of...

Updated at 5:37 PM

  Peoria Public Schools, the area’s largest school district, could gain an extra $3.6 million in school funding under the budget compromise reached by state lawmakers Thursday. That’s a long way from the $10 million...

Updated at 5:29 PM

Educators across Illinois were breathing sighs of relief Thursday afternoon, after the Illinois General Assembly approved a $50 billion stopgap spending measure.Passage of the stopgap legislation means Illinois will continue to provide...

Updated at 4:37 PM

SPRINGFIELD — Area legislators expressed relief at the bipartisan compromise spending plan that will fund state government for six months and state schools for the entirety of the fiscal year that begins

Updated at 2:56 PM

FREEPORT — It's official: The state has been without a budget for a full year now. While some dollars have trickled in via state aid, governing bodies and organizations such as schools and nonprofits are feeling the sting of having...

Updated at 2:18 PM

 SPRINGFIELD — Illinois lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a spending plan Thursday that will allow K-12 schools to operate for another year and keep other essential state services operating for the next six months. Later...

Updated at 2:01 PM

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois lawmakers today passed a partial budget — a stopgap spending deal that would ensure schools open in August and fund state services for the next six months, but it won't end the ideological divide that led...

Updated at 12:56 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — A jury's $53 million award in a birth injury case set a Cook County record this week, but won't necessarily be the final word after University of Chicago Medical Center fought back in a mistrial motion charging the...

Posted Jun 30, 2016 at 11:30 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates slid to new lows for the year this week amid market upheaval stoked by Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Rates are at three-year lows at the height of the spring home buying...

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