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Proposed bills could limit University employee severance pay

Proposed bills could limit University employee severance pay
November 3, 2015

The Breuder Bill, a bill that limits community college employee severance pay and term limits, went into effect in Sept. 2015 and could lead to smaller severance packages for University executives.The...

Illinois’ clean energy bill gains traction

August 19, 2015

Fifteen states, including Wisconsin and Michigan, have petitioned the federal courts to block Barack Obama’s new Clean Power Plan that intends to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 32 percent from 2005...

Vigil held in response to proposed spending cuts

Champaign-Urbana residents hold a prayer vigil to protest Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed budget cuts to child care, home health care and Medicaid outside the Unemployment Office in Champaign on Tuesday, June 30.
July 1, 2015

On Tuesday evening, a vigil was held outside the Champaign Department of Human Services building. The vigil was organized by Champaign residents in response to the proposed cuts by Gov. Bruce Rauner due...

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...

Board of Trustees to discuss College of Medicine and budget cuts Thursday

May 11, 2015

The Board of Trustees will meet Thursday for the final time this academic year to discuss the Carle-Illinois College of Medicine and budget cuts, among other recommendations.It will be the last Board of...

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