Illinois drains state's savings account due to budget crisis They say it means that when a recession hits, new taxes or spending cuts will be "draconian." Using the rainy day fund for cash flow is nothing new in financially troubled Illinois. 08/14/2016 - 6:23 am | View Link
House speaker, governor warn of budget cuts if Medicaid expansion not funded Cuts to the governor’s budget request would force us to reduce the current number of staff working in DCFS. If that happens ... state budget of $757 million over the next five years and threaten the survival of rural hospitals, according to consultants ... 04/11/2016 - 12:48 pm | View Link
Edwards outlines cuts to health care to close budget gap Gov. John Bel Edwards authorized last week some $70 million in cuts to rebalance the budget for the current fiscal year, which was left unresolved when state lawmakers concluded the special session. Those cuts were levied against the state Department of ... 03/30/2016 - 7:34 am | View Link
U of Illinois freezes administration hiring over budget CHAMPAIGN — University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen has frozen hiring in the school's administration until the state's budget situation is resolved. Killeen said in a Thursday memo obtained by The Associated Press that the university will make ... 07/2/2015 - 9:30 am | View Link
Budget cuts threaten DCFS reforms Clifford Triplett understands the impact his tortured past had on Illinois' child-welfare system and doesn't want to see it lose ground. As a 5-year-old, he was burned with cigarettes, whipped with a belt buckle and starved for months. Finally taken to a ... 06/9/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro:State of the ... Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro presented his 2016 State of the County Address, Wednesday, January 27 at the Bardavon 1869 Opera House in the City of ... 08/25/2016 - 3:26 am | View Website
Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Child Protective ... What you should know if CPS becomes involved in your family, based on my years of experience as a CPS worker. 08/24/2016 - 7:12 pm | View Website
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Breaking News Chicago breaking news from the Chicago Tribune. Find Chicago local news, Illinois news and more. 08/24/2016 - 5:43 am | View Website
Louisiana Budget Crisis Louisiana is facing budget shortfall of more than $900 million for the fiscal year ending June 30 and a $2 billion deficit for the fiscal year after. 08/23/2016 - 5:33 pm | View Website
A system that could become a tropical storm is churning off the coast of South Florida and is set to bring heavy rains to the area over the next several days; Longtime host of "CBS Sunday Morning" Charles Osgood announced his retirement during Sunday's broadcast
A loud boom, the smell of smoke and the frightening site of an engine with its casing ripped away had passengers panicked on a Southwest Airlines flight Saturday morning. CBS News transportation correspondent Kris Van Cleave has more.
A system that could become a tropical storm is churning off the coast of South Florida and is set to bring heavy rains to the area over the next several days. The storm could bring flooding, but health officials are also worried about an uptick in mosquito breeding due to the standing water and, with it, a possible increased spread of Zika virus.