Emanuel Says Chicago Schools Will Open on Time This FallChicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool said Thursday the state action ``builds a foundation for cementing a long-term education funding solution.''
Missouri Won't Immediately Halt Planned Parenthood FundingPlanned Parenthood facilities in Missouri will continue to receive government funding for women's health services for a while, despite a new budget provision attempting to stop it.
UPDATE: Illinois OKs Stopgap Spending Deal, Governor Will SignThe Democrat-led House and Senate overwhelmingly passed the plan and it's expected to get the signature of Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on the last day of the fiscal year.
Team Chosen to Review University of Missouri After TurmoilA former system president and a wealthy university donor will help review the University of Missouri following last year's turmoil.
Illinois Lawmakers Pressing Toward Budget DealIllinois Republican senators say lawmakers are nearing an agreement on a six-month budget plan and a full-year's funding for public schools.
Nixon Backs Missouri Power Line for Wind EnergyNixon on Wednesday announced Clean Line Energy Partners has promised to adopt what he described as landowner protections.
Developer Paul McKee Told to Mow His LawnThe mega developer gets a scolding at St. Louis City Hall.
Missouri GOP Governor Candidate Sells 'ISIS Hunting Permits'Missouri Republican gubernatorial Eric Greitens is selling so-called ``ISIS hunting permits'' to raise money.
Illinois Newspapers Tell Rauner, Lawmakers 'Do Your Job'Newspapers seldom, if ever, coordinate stances by their opinion editors, or use their front pages for opinion pieces.
Gov. Nixon Signs TIF Reform Bill Into LawLimits some TIFs in St. Louis, St. Charles and Jefferson counties.
Money Donated in Bid to Make Illinois Site National ParkIf named a national park, Cahokia Mounds would become a responsibility of the federal parks system.
Illinois Lawmakers Say Progress Made on Stopgap BudgetSenate Democrats and Republican leaders filed competing plans Tuesday aimed at keeping schools open this fall.

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