Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Rauner Issues Amendatory Veto of School Funding Bill

Governor Bruce Rauner issued an amendatory veto on Senate Bill 1 today. The bill, which outlines a school funding plan, now returns to the Illinois General Assembly, in which lawmakers could choose whether or not to approve. Governor Rauner's Office listed several suggestions as part of the veto including the removal of the Chicago block grant from the funding formula and both Chicago Public Schools pension considerations from the formula.

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