The grand will fund a collaborative effort to find more about humans happiness and well-being.
City Alderman Shane Cohn has filed a substitute that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $8.25 immediately, which would match Illinois.
Advocates for Youth say the money has been going to employment, recreation, health and education.
The Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity wants to raise taxes on sweet tea, sports drinks and other sugary beverages in the state.
“We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children’s education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state’s most vulnerable,” Rauner told members of the General Assembly.”
Schweich to hold meeting on best way to use recovery dollars.
State Auditor Tom Schweich to release study Thursday.