Roosevelter on ProgressIllinois: Brenna Conway on Governor’s budget

Brenna Conway details how Governor Rauner’s 2015 budget plan is not in line with what young Illinoisians want.

Young people in Illinois are both aware and concerned about the future of our state. Over several months last year, hundreds of students and young workers came together through the NextGen Illinois project to discuss ways to improve employment, give Illinoisans a better start and skill set through education, and shift the culture of a state rife with corruption and red tape. We voted on an agenda that represents 10 forward-thinking policies, designed to reform our state and get Illinois on its feet.

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