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UPDATED: Champaign County accounts for mere percentage of campaign donations

UPDATED: Champaign County accounts for mere percentage of campaign donations

By Declan Harty

February 1, 2016

Update (Monday, 1 p.m.)Presidential campaign donations from Champaign County residents spiked approximately 60 percent to $84,618 in the most recent numbers released from the Federal Election Commission on Monday morning.But the county still only accounts for 1 percent of the state's total of $8...

UI professors found in violation of Ethics Act

By Maggie Sullivan

September 27, 2015

Nearly two years after physics professor George Gollin’s unsuccessful campaign for democratic congressional candidate, three University professors became the subject of an ethics investigation by the Illinois Executive Commission.Leon Dash, journalism professor, Nancy Blake, literature professor and Lau...

Clinton's College Compact Plan appeals to students with loan refinancing options

By Charlotte Collins

September 8, 2015

As the Democratic primary has progressed, Hillary Clinton has emerged as a leading Democratic candidate for the 2016 election. Historically, college students largely contribute to the Democratic vote, which may make Clinton’s recently announced college plan a key point of interest. When looking to...

Gov. Rauner’s term so far full of plans and proposals

By Caeli Cleary

May 10, 2015

By Caeli Clearystaff writerAfter being elected last November, Rauner’s time in office so far has included several budget cuts and financial agendas for more economic stability. Republican Bruce Rauner defeatedhttps://www.dailyillini.com/news/article_838a40e0-64a4-11e4-973f-001a4bcf6878.html HYPERLIN...