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Illinois Funerals

Arthur Delaney

Illinois Cuts Funds For Indigent Funerals

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) has decided the state will no longer help pay for poor people's funerals to reduce a $1.6 billion budget shortfall. ...

State Will Keep Paying Funeral Costs For Poor

The Pantagraph | Mike Riopell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Despite threats to the contrary, the state will continue paying for the burials of Illinois' poorest people....

Cash-Strapped Illinois Cuts Out Funerals For Poor

Chicago Sun-Times | MAUREEN O'DONNELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For the poor, it's a final indignity, funeral directors say: The state of lllinois is suspending payments for funerals for the indigent....