From one end of the state to the other, families and providers called on the Governor and lawmakers to put a budget first that chooses revenue over cuts to families and communities
SPRINGFIELD--(ENEWSPF)--January 26, 2016. The unanimous opinion among providers and families at press conferences in Chicago, Springfield, Rockford, and Carbondale was the “State of our State” is weak.
The press conferences took place twenty-four hours ahead of the Governor’s annual State of the State address.
Participants told stories of homeless veterans losing transportation assistance, hard-working college students being forced to drop out of school . . .