JB Pritzker, Governor, State of Illinois

ISAC in the News

February 17, 2021 - Pritzker budget plan keeps spending flat, closes $900 million in 'corporate loopholes' - Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday proposed a $41.58 billion state budget for the next fiscal year that relies on more than $900 million in savings from the elimination of “corporate loopholes,” relatively flat spending overall, increases for some programs, no income-tax increase and a second year of skipping a recommended $350 million boost for the school aid formula.

January 12, 2021 - Illinois legislators pass sweeping education measure that is one pillar of Black Caucus’ agenda - Both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly on Monday passed the Legislative Black Caucus’ broad education proposal that makes changes to statewide education laws from early to higher education.

January 12, 2021 - ISAC provides free assistance for students completing financial aid applications - Helping to ensure that more Illinois students have the funds to follow a path to education after high school has become increasingly difficult in the midst of a pandemic.

January 8, 2021 - ¿Qué esfuerzos se están realizando en Illinois para que los jóvenes logren acceder a la educación superior? - Abel Montoya, miembro de la Comisión de Asistencia Estudiantil, señala que están tratando de llegar a todas las comunidades con el fin de que los alumnos llenen el formulario de FAFSA y así puedan aplicar a una ayuda financiera, tanto federal como estatal, que les permita seguir avanzando en su formación académica y profesional.