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Legislative Scholarship Reform

Class Act: Ending Illinois Legislative Scholarships

Emily J. Miller | Posted 03.24.2012 | Chicago
Emily J. Miller

It's time to face the facts: The legislative award program, which allows every lawmaker to grant two scholarships a year, is beyond reform and should be eliminated.

Quinn Vetoes Legislative Scholarship Reform, Says It Doesn't Go Far Enough

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn today vetoed legislation that would restrict the controversial practice of state lawmakers handing out scholarships for state universit...