The Daily Eastern News

House Democrats pass amendment to potential budget bill

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

June 28, 2017

The Illinois House Democrats passed an amendment to Senate Bill 006 Tuesday that called for changes in the amount of funds universities, including Eastern will receive to cover the end of the 2016/2017 fiscal year. The current fiscal year ends on Friday. Rep. Gregory Harris (D-Chicago) introduced...

Marchers descend on office of Rep. Phillips

Members of Eastern's chapter of the University Professionals of Illinois stand outside the office of Rep. Reggie Phillips on May 16.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2016

About 50 people assembled at Morton Park, marched down Lincoln Avenue and surrounded Rep. Reggie Phillips at his legislative office Monday. These demonstrators goal was to discuss the Illinois budget crisis with Phillips the day before the General Assembly resumes business. Crowd members includ...

Illinois politics to be discussed in the Union

Lauren Barry, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2015

Problems with the Illinois government will be the topic of a discussion during the “Illinois Politics and Government: Options for Reform” at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Richard Wandling, the chair of the political science department, is leading the discussion at the Loft of the Martin Luther King, Jr. University...

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