Gov. Bruce Rauner has demanded Democrats send him school funding legislation, threatening to call a special session if they don't. The governor has sought to pit Downstate school school districts — and local legislators — against Chicago Public Schools.
Meanwhile, Rauner continued replacing top staff with people from a libertarian advocacy organization.
Sean Crawford hosts with regular panelist Brian Mackey and guests Kent Redfield, an emeritus professor of political science at the University of Illinois Springfield, and Matt Dietrich of the Better Government Association.
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