SPRINGFIELD – A Southern Illinois state lawmaker says his bill to release funding to help residents of an often-flooded area of Alexander County isn’t about politics, but he’s finding himself at odds
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Illinois’ human service providers are calling on lawmakers and the governor to go beyond passing this year’s fiscal budget – which is five months overdue. They also want a plan passed that covers the next fiscal year.
Judith Gethner with Illinois Partners for Human Services, says they want both to happen in January so providers can prepare for cuts that are likely to come.
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