As much celebration as there was that Illinois finally passed a budget, it should be short-lived, Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) argued recently on her website, adding that nothing in the plan addresses the underlying problems Illinois faces.
Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst (R-Kankakee) wants her constituents to see for themselves the difference between how Senate Bill 1 would fund Illinois public schools and how Gov. Rauner’s alternative plan would work.
Gov. Bruce Rauner has called legislators back to Springfield to work on the state's public education funding measure after growing tired of waiting for it to reach his desk despite passing both houses.