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Friday, January 19, 2018
Illinois' largest school district stands to benefit even more than it probably had hoped thanks to the education funding formula passed recently, according to the Illinois Policy Institute.
Illinois’ unpaid vendor debt has increased slightly since early October, ticking back up to near the $16 billion peak of September, according to the Illinois’s comptroller’s website.
Illinois continues to teeter on the brink of junk bond status, with an expected $1.5 billion bond issue possibly pulling it over the edge one way or the other, according to the Illinois Policy Institute.
Alternative forms of transportation can get state backing thanks to an Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) program now accepting applications.