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Chicago, suburban mayors press for Rauner override on school funding

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday added a dozen suburban mayors to his ongoing appeal to state lawmakers to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of a state education spending package, saying they also want an end to the impasse.

The mayor has spent weeks saying Democrats’ version of a rewrite of Illinois’ school funding formula will benefit many communities, while suggesting Republican lawmakers in the Illinois House should buck the governor and override his changes…Please click here to read John Byrne’s story in the Tribune. Related stories are here in Crain’s Chicago Business and here on ABC7 News Chicago.

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