Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Without budget, MAP cuts leave students lost - Brittany Kapa, DePaulia

State senators have not made much progress on a state budget. Students who depend on state-funded amenities, like the MAP grant, are depending on senators to come up with something soon. State senators have not made much progress on a state budget. Students who depend on state-funded amenities, like the MAP grant, are depending on senators to come up with something soon. Recent efforts to save the Monetary Award Program (MAP) failed in the state senate, meaning the future of students’ education remains endangered. “(Governor Rauner) told me to my face that day that he would veto (the bill),” Sen. Pat McGuire said, referring to Aug. 19, 2015 when Senate Bill 2043 was passed. Rauner’s threat became a reality soon after. http://depauliaonline.com/2016/02/07/without-budget-map-cuts-leave-students-lost/

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