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The Illinois Senate is expected to take up a school funding overhaul that will increase aid to all of the state's more than 800 districts.

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The Illinois House will convene to take up the contentious school-funding issue.

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The Illinois House will vote on overriding Gov. Bruce Rauner's vetoes of budget legislation drawn to end the nation's longest state fiscal crisis since at least the Great Depression.

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A package of legislation aimed at ending a two-year Illinois budget standoff is back to the House.

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Illinois lawmakers are back to work after a dramatic vote in the House Sunday to increase income taxes by 32 percent.

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A House panel has endorsed revising the method for financing Illinois public schools.

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Eyes are on the Illinois House as it considers how to handle a $37 billion spending proposal with two days left in the General Assembly's spring session.

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An updated method of funding public schools in Illinois won wide Senate support Wednesday, but Gov. Bruce Rauner's office came out in opposition to the plan.

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Illinois House members have approved a plan that would make feminine hygiene products more affordable for women by exempting them from the state sales tax. 

The Illinois House has given final approval to a new state budget for education.

The legislation avoids cuts to elementary and secondary education and colleges and universities for the first time in several years. It also maintains funding for bilingual education, early childhood and transportation. But elementary and secondary school districts still will receive only 89 percent of what a state statute says they should get in general state aid.

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