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Stadelman Pushes For MAP Grant Funding
Stadelman Pushes For MAP Grant Funding
Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network For Trisha Rodriquez of Belvidere, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is her “dream school.” “It's such a huge school, and there are so many opportunities that I don't really get where I'm from,” said the first-generation college student, a sophomore majoring in economics and political science, “to work for all these awesome organizations and be part
Scott Christiansen Says Rockford AAR Facility Still On Track [AUDIO]
Scott Christiansen Says Rockford AAR Facility Still On Track [AUDIO]
As local officials continue to discuss a proposed $41 million jet repair hub at the Rockford airport, Winnebago County Board Chairman Scott Christiansen joined "Riley & Scot" to update the progress on the funding for the facility. It comes after a story in the Register Star that stated aldermen and county board members had questions about millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies for
Plan To Re-Allocate State School Funding Dead For Now
Plan To Re-Allocate State School Funding Dead For Now
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network It’s back to the drawing board on changing Illinois’ education funding formula. That outcome pleases Republican lawmakers in districts in the Chicago suburbs, such as State Rep. Ron Sandack (R-Downers Grove), as the proposed changes to the formula would have resulted in school districts in those areas receiving less state aid thanks to collecting more in prop
Scot Talks Obama Library Funding With Eyewitness News
Scot Talks Obama Library Funding With Eyewitness News
There was a bit of controversy over last week's vote to devote $100 million in taxpayer dollars toward a Barack Obama presidential library. In case you missed the story, you can read a bit more about it here. There's also this account from a Chicago-area radio station: Nine representatives were recorded as voting for the bill, even though there were five lawmakers in attendance at the hearing... R