Press Conference: State budget impasse threatens social service agencies
Champaign – January 21, 2016 RACES Executive Director, Mary Evans, staff member, Rachel Reardon, and Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA) Executive Director, Polly Poskin, joined with area social services agency representatives and state legislators to speak out against the Illinois state budget impasse at a press conference held today at the Illinois Terminal Building in Champaign. The event was hosted by Representative Carol Ammons and sponsored by Speaker Michael Madigan as part of a 7-City 7-Press Conference Tour across Illinois.Failure of the state legislature to pass a budget, and the resulting lack of funding for social services, is having dire consequences for agencies like RACES. The agency may be forced to cut services, staff, or cease operations ...
Posted Jan 22, 2016, 6:50 AM by Andrew Nichols
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