Gov. Pat Quinn addresses at DePaul University the shrinking number of MAP grants available in Illinois

Gov. Pat Quinn talks about MAP grants at DePaul University. (Photo/Bob Smith)

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By Bob Smith

Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois.

“This is so important to our state, not only in the past, but certainly now and in the future,” Quinn said. …

Distribution of Executed Search Warrants by Chicago Police Department, 2012–2017. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Koll

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