Munoz063016SPRINGFIELD- The Illinois Senate sent a proposal to the governor’s desk today that would ensure schools will open this fall and provides stopgap funding for human services. Senate Bill 2047also funds programs for seniors, at-risk youth, mental health and cancer screenings.

State Senator Antonio “Tony” Munoz released the following statement:

“As Chicago continues to struggle with crime and violence, one thing is clear: We cannot stop advancing our youth and taking care of our most vulnerable populations. Our work as a legislature is far from finished, but this is a small relief to many families in my district.”