Gov. Bruce Rauner is now calling on the leaders in Springfield to release a bill that reforms public school funding in the state. The governor says he will not sign into law a new school funding formula bill unless money is moved from Chicago Public Schools to other districts. The bi-partisan Senate bill 1 fixes what many say is a decades-old broken education funding system. With a school year set to begin in a few weeks, superintendents from around the state strongly support it.
Illinois State Representative Mark Batinick from the 97th district joined Dan and Amy to talk about school funding and the larger budget battle: