Leading News

June 27, 2017
In today’s Leading News, Illinois House Democrats are expected to unveil a budget proposal that will include a property tax freeze component. One district expressed their concerns over a recent charter school proposal and associated contract. Teachers in Quincy are busy this summer transitioning to new classrooms in their new building. Finally in the news, two districts in Marshall County are considering putting the school facilities sales tax on the ballot for the third time.

Click on the links above or the headlines below to read more.
Madigan to outline budget plan Tuesday, urges Rauner to be 'reasonable'
Monique Garcia, Chicago Tribune, June 27

House Democrats close on spending plan, property tax relief
Doug Finke, State Journal-Register, Springfield, June 26

U46 board denies Elgin charter school contract, proposal
Rafael Guerrero, Elgin Courier-News, June 26

Quincy Public Schools: Trying to 'visualize' the new space
Deborah Gertz Husar, Herald-Whig, Quincy, June 24

Marshall County schools considering another sales tax proposal
Gary L. Smith, Peoria Journal-Star, June 25

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