The Daily Illini

Rauner’s budget cuts began making dents since its proposal

By Fatima Farha

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 cut in state appropriations for higher education.Rauner proposed to cut state funding for higher...

Transportation association, legislators raise concerns over ridesharing companies

By Jane Lee

March 17, 2015

With Uber’s recent expansion to the Champaign-Urbana area, the technology based ridesharing platform has sparked a variety of reactions.  The Taxicab, Limousine and Paratransit Association started the “Who’s Driving You?” campaign in 2014 to examine potential safety issues related to Uber. Dave Su...