Governor Blames Madigan For University Financial Woes

(Chicago, IL) — Governor Rauner is blaming House Speaker Michael Madigan for the financial woes plaguing some public universities in the state. Rauner accused the Democratic leader of instructing school leaders to not support any funding bills not proposed by him. The governor claims Madigan is holding up a compromise in order to score points with voters ahead of the March 15th primary election.