Posts Tagged “Chicago Public schools”

Rauner protects suburban schools against Chicago fund grab

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Rauner protects suburban schools against Chicago fund grab

Rauner protects suburban schools against Chicago fund grab Gov. Bruce Rauner won his battle against the bloated and failed Chicago public schools forcing the legislature to significantly cut-back additional funding to bailout Chicago and redistribute those monies to needy suburban and state school systems that had been ignored. The plan also allows a 75 percent…

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Governor misleads voters over education funding veto

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Governor misleads voters over education funding veto

Governor misleads voters over education funding veto By Illinois Senator Steve Landek In recent weeks, you may have heard Gov. Bruce Rauner justifying his opposition to an historic education funding reform bill by calling it a “Chicago Bailout.” That narrative is false and purposefully misleading. The governor’s veto is nothing more than an attempt to…

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Rauner blocks legislative rape of suburban taxpayers

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Rauner blocks legislative rape of suburban taxpayers

Rauner blocks legislative rape of suburban taxpayers Once again the Illinois Legislature is stepping in to bailout wasteful spending and mismanagement at the Chicago Public Schools but forcing suburban taxpayers to pay extra to cover the city’s debt. Instead of making Chicago residents pay for their own failed institutions, the Chicago controlled legislature is forcing…

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Suburbs should not have to pay Chicago’s spending shortfalls

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Suburbs should not have to pay Chicago’s spending shortfalls SW Newspaper Group Feb. 23, 2017 By Ray Hanania Don’t waste your time trying to figure out how Illinois divides the property taxes it collects to support local schools and the sales and income taxes it collects to subsidize Chicago’s bailout. It’s too complicated, intentionally. The…

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