|02 24||DUNKIN FILES HB 6409 TO SAVE CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY|
Who: 5th District State Representative Ken Dunkin
What: Press Conference
100 W. Randolph
Blue Room – 1:00 P.M.
When: February 24, 2016.
Why: The purpose of the press conference is to announce the filing of HB 6409, which would provide the funding necessary to save Chicago State University, Northeastern Illinois University, Eastern Illinois University, and Western Illinois University. Dunkin’s plan as filed would provide the funds without raising taxes or cutting any social services. Governor Rauner has announced his intent to sign the bill. Representative Dunkin will call on legislators and leaders from both parties to put politics aside and do what is best for the students.