A group of Democratic lawmakers yesterday made a public ceremony out of delivering legislation to Gov. Bruce Rauner's office.
They're attempting to persuade him to fund MAP grants, which help low-income students cover tuition at Illinois colleges and universities.
Students and employees from several colleges applauded as State Senator Donne Trotter marched into Rauner's office.
Allen Miggins, an admissions counselor from MacMurray College in Jacksonville, said the ongoing budget impasse is making his job difficult on many levels.