KWQC: 700+ days without an Illinois Budget; Local school district could close if nothing passes

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KWQC is reporting, “Its a story that has been told time and time again, as of Thursday, Illinois has gone 708 days without a working budget.

“I think both sides need to get to the table,” said Superintendent Kristin Humphries. “I think we have a real problem.”

Humphries admits that if a budget isn’t passed in the state of Illinois, his school district may not be able to open its doors.

“Our fund balances are very low,” he said.

The board of education can vote to open the school, which Humphries says is likely, but without a budget he says they wouldn’t last a whole year…”


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