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Stories with person: John Cullerton
  • Illinois comptroller: Pay for officeholders to be delayed 
    Updated: Apr-17-16 3:01 pm

    CHICAGO - Lawmakers from the governor on down will start waiting for their paychecks like others whose payments from the state have been delayed due to the prolonged budget impasse, Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger said Sunday.

  • Illinois governor releases school funding breakdown 
    Updated: Apr-12-16 6:08 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner released figures Tuesday detailing how much each Illinois school district would receive next year under his education budget, setting the stage for another battle with Democrats who have their own proposal.

  • Lawmakers frustrated by state budget impasse meet privately 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 5:15 pm

    CHICAGO - Frustrated by a state budget impasse stretching into its 10th month, rank and file Illinois lawmakers are meeting in bipartisan groups to discuss potential solutions.

  • Democrats push for overhaul of Illinois education funding 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 5:41 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois Democrats are attempting to overhaul public schools funding for the first time since 1997 with a plan that would gradually shift money from wealthy districts to poorer areas in an effort to ensure the amount of money spent on education across the state is more equitable.