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Money Tree
2016 May 9 - 12:00 am

Emergency Funding Extends Lifeline as Protracted Budget Battle Continues

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois colleges and universities received a much-needed lifeline when lawmakers approved a $600 million shortterm funding fix for the institutions, which have been struggling without state funding during the monthslong budget stalemate, even laying off employees.

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