Tuesday, April 7, 2015

State Senator starts petition to save University of Illinois funding - Luis Martinez, Daily Eastern

Illinois Sen. Scott Bennett started a petition in Feb. to stop a $209 million cut to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2016. Bennett represents the 52nd district containing the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. According to a press release, Bennett started a petition in late Feb. to urge the governor to “consider the human cost associated with slashing the university’s budget.” Bennett took the petition to Gifford, Rantoul, Tilton, Champaign, Georgetown and Danville. http://www.dailyeasternnews.com/2015/03/29/senator-starts-petition-to-save-university-of-illinois-funding/

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