St. Charles police say two young children in foster care have been kidnapped by their biological mother and one child’s father.
The Senate voted 25-9 on Wednesday. The House approved the override 109-52, which is the minimum needed to override a veto.
Under the legislation, children between age 15 and 18 would be required to receive a visit to a community, technical or four-year college in Missouri.
Illinois’ Department of Children and Family Services is contemplating hundreds of layoffs.
Senate Appropriations Chairman Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said this was probably the most difficult budget year ever.
The organization wants to sue Illinois over gay couple foster-care issue.
Illinois officials say they won’t renew foster care and adoption contracts with Catholic Charities.
Catholic Charities would not comply with the civil union acts, and therefore will lose state funding.