At an April 6 board meeting, trustees approved an honorary degree for Jarrett — while learning that a contract had already been negotiated.
Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration filed a brief in its state worker pay appeal case — painting Attorney General Lisa Madigan as a hypocrite.
The House “lifeline” bill would send $750 million to human services, higher education, MAP grants, community colleges and violence prevention.
It’s been nearly five months since Democrat Susana Mendoza defeated Leslie Munger in the comptroller’s race – but it seems the campaign never ended.
Mendoza slammed Rauner for having misplaced priorities and made clear her intention to lay a fresh set of eyes on the state’s balance sheet.
The university will close its campus and require most employees to take five unpaid days off during the week of spring break.
State Comptroller Susana Mendoza painted a bleak picture of Illinois’ fiscal health, and pointed a finger at Gov. Bruce Rauner.