The Daily Eastern News

Righter addresses state, university budget issues

Sen. Dale Righter gives a legislative update during a Mattoon town hall meeting Tuesday in the Lumpkin Education Center.

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

July 22, 2015

Being more than 20 days into the fiscal year with no budget resolution in sight will continue to create issues in Illinois, and universities like Eastern will have to adapt to compete in the economic climate, Sen. Dale Righter said Tuesday. Righter, representing the 55th Senate district containing...

Universities await budget decision from state

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

June 22, 2015

Eastern faces a potential $13.85 million cut in the fiscal year 2016 budget while uncertainty remains as to what the final numbers will be and when the governor will give his approval. Illinois Sen. Dale Righter, who represents the 55th district containing Eastern, said both Democrats and Republicans...

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