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June 3, 2016
Illinois most likely won't pass a budget until after November elections, and Catholic Charities of Illinois requires state funding: cessation of services very likely.
"Catholic Charities has a nearly-100 year history in Illinois, running more than 160 sites that provide food and home care services to some of the state’s most vulnerable citizens. But because Gov. Bruce Rauner and lawmakers have failed yet again to pass a state budget, the non-profit agency is in crisis and its future hangs in the balance.
"'We've done as much as we can,' said Monsignor Michael Boland. 'I don't want to close services to seniors and children. Those two areas being affected by state impasse'"--Katie Kim, 5 NBC Chicago