UPDATE:Rock Valley College Trustees have rejected a $6 per credit hour tuition rate hike. But the discussion about the need for a tuition increase will continue next month.
Community colleges in Illinois sometimes face a disincentive for wanting to keep tuition rates lower. A potential law change might make things easier. But opponents of the current rules say they come with unintended consequences. Officials say the law is partly to blame for a possible rate hike at a northern Illinois school.
The Illinois Attorney General's office says an elected official in northern Illinois has to decide between two jobs. But Ted Biondo won't give up any elected seat while state lawmakers consider changing a law that would make it legal for him to hold two offices.