The Daily Illini

Local families joined Ammons, Bennett to discuss Rauner's budget

By Atoosa Sayeh

June 29, 2015


Filed under News

Champaign-Urbana families joined State Rep. Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, and State Sen. Scott Bennett, D-Champaign, to discuss Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget cuts on Monday.About 100 local families joined Ammons and Bennett at the Developmental Services Center in Champaign to speak out against Rauner’s efforts to reduce and el...

Rauner’s budget cuts began making dents since its proposal

By Fatima Farha

May 10, 2015


Filed under News

By fatima farhaassistant news editorShortly after being sworn into office, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a new budget for fiscal year 2016, which would cut state funding for many programs, including a major cut in state appropriations for higher education.Rauner proposed to cut state funding for higher...

OVP hosts Thanksgiving basket drive

OVP hosts Thanksgiving basket drive

November 11, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

The Office of Volunteer Programs is joining together with the University community to make a difference in the lives of local families with Thanksgiving rapidly approaching. From Nov. 3 to Nov. 17, the OVP is hosting a Thanksgiving basket drive in an effort to collect 250 baskets of food for families ...