Rep. Thapedi’s Chicago State funding bill goes to comittee

State Representative André Thapedi’s Save CSU Bill, HB 4393, will be heard before the Higher Education Committee on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 4pm in Springfield.

HB 4393 appropriates $25 million dollars from various State funds to the Board of Higher Education for the purpose of distributing grants to colleges and public universities.

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Illinois lawmaker calls for federal investigation into Homan Square

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) – There’s now a call for a federal investigation into the practices by Chicago police that take place at the controversial Homan Square building.

State Senator Napoleon Harris said allegations of abuse by Chicago police need to be examined by the feds, similar to what happened in Ferguson, Missouri.

“As we walked in, we could hear people yelling, “dead man walking, dead man walking,” and we wondered, what the hell is this?” said John Vergara, who’s an alleged victim.

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