April 28, 2023 | Illinois Lawmakers
Governor J.B Pritzker is proposing major funding increases for early childhood, K-12, and higher education this spring. On this edition of Illinois Lawmakers we’ll talk education funding with Assistant House Leader Rep. Aaron Ortiz (D) Chicago, Rep. Blaine Wilhour (R) Beecher City, Sen. Mike Halpin (D) Rock Island, and Sen. Dale Fowler (R) Harrisburg. Guest commentary by Rich Miller Capitolfax.com. Hosted by Jak Tichenor.
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