House Committees to Hold Hearing on College Aid Scandal

CHICAGO – Legislators will demand answers and begin exploring legislative solutions to recent reports that wealthy parents are exploiting a legal loophole to dishonestly receive college financial aid intended for middle-class and low-income families. Members of the...

State Rep. Ford Reacts to Governor’s Budget Address

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, issued the following statement after Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s budget address Wednesday: “As we begin the budgeting process, we have to focus on investing in critically-needed services that did not receive the...