Leader Hunter urges governor to sign human services funding bill

June 8, 2016

CHICAGO – A bipartisan-backed human services emergency funding bill is sitting on the governor’s desk. Majority Caucus Whip Mattie Hunter (D-Chicago) released the following statement, urging the governor to sign the plan into law:

 

“A human services funding plan is sitting on the governor’s desk. The Senate and House worked in a bipartisan fashion to craft an emergency funding bill that will keep our state afloat.

 

“We are seeing in Chicago and across our state the devastating effects of not having a budget in place. Without critical programs like Redeploy Illinois, we will continue to see a rise in teen violence.

 

“Signing the stopgap budget into law is the first step toward turning our state around. Our at-risk teens, seniors and vulnerable residents who rely on human services cannot wait any longer.

 

“Our communities need a solution today. That solution, Senate Bill 2038, is ready to be signed.”

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