The Daily Eastern News

Representative candidates talk district issues

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

November 3, 2016

With the elections coming up and a state set in a gridlock, both candidates running for representative of the 110th district talked about their plans to rectify the state’s instability and lessen its effect on their district. Incumbent Rep. Reggie Phillips (R-Charleston) is up against Dennis Malak...

Malak discusses platform, Phillips absent at forum

Dennis Malak, Democratic candidate for Illinois’ 110th represenative district, sits next to an empty chair and answers questions from community members during a forum Wednesday at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Reggie Phillips, the incumbent representative, was not in attendance.

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

October 12, 2016

The candidate forum Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union allowed students, faculty, staff and community members to ask the candidates questions about their campaign and their plans if elected. Bailey Young, history professor and member of University Professionals of Illinois, said...

Lack of full funding hinders future university planning

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

September 22, 2016

Although Eastern received a stopgap budget in July, the university will have problems planning for the future without full funding. After going without a budget for nearly a year, Illinois lawmakers passed a stopgap budget Gov. Bruce Rauner then signed, giving Eastern a stopgap appropriation of $12.6...

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