The line items appear in budget requests to Gov. Brad Little’s office. Over the next several months, Little and legislators will sort out next year’s state budgets.
Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn, Richard Durbin, D-Ill., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., say the purchase threatens the U of I’s financial health — and the U of I’s good name.
While nonbinding, the vote from a parental advisory panel foreshadows a school choice debate that appears almost certain to resurface during the 2024 legislative session.
State superintendent Debbie Critchfield wants to streamline the K-12 budget by getting rid of past-their-prime line items. That’s a lot tougher than it sounds.
The lineup change — and the counterclaim — came 11 days after a district judge disqualified Labrador from the closely watched open meetings case.
But first, the state’s Workforce Development Council has its own senior project of sorts: working through a maze of process and a morass of questions.