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State employees rally for new contract

State employees rally and march in support of public services along S. First Street in Champaign on Wednesday, June 10.
June 11, 2015

Twenty-five state employees from the Champaign-Urbana area participated in the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees’ (AFSCME) statewide event urging Governor Bruce Rauner to make...

Rauner’s budget cuts began making dents since its proposal

May 10, 2015

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...

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