SenatorHunter1CHICAGO – As Illinois faces another year without a state budget, Republican legislative leaders announced the governor’s plan for a state takeover of Chicago Public Schools instead of a budgetary plan. In response, Senate leader Mattie Hunter released the following statement:

“Bankruptcy may work for corporations but it doesn’t work for our children in Chicago,” said Majority Caucus Whip Mattie Hunter, (D-Chicago, 3rd district). “Shortchanging our kids, teachers and communities for partisan points is a new low, even for Rauner.”