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Governor Expanding Education Spending

Illinois is actually getting good economic news.


The Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability or COFGA says Illinois didn’t lose as much revenue because of the pandemic. Tax receipts from corporate, personal and sales taxes all out preformed expectations. Because of the unexpected growth, Governor JB Pritzker says he is now proposing $350 million in education funding be added to the upcoming budget.



Pritzker made the announcement late last week.

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