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What the Rauner Budget Means for the South Side

“In February, newly elected governor Bruce Rauner proposed his first state budget, which called for massive cuts that would disproportionately impact poor communities, including many black and Latino areas on the South Side. Faced with a $6 billion projected deficit in the upcoming fiscal year, Rauner has called for nearly $4 billion in cuts to social programs, including health and child care programs for low-income people, education and afterschool activities, and mental health services, among others.” Read more at South Side Weekly by clicking here.