This is the second part in a four-part series on dealing with domestic violence. The series, written by counselors of Freedom House, will run throughout the month of October, which is Domestic Violence and Prevention Awareness Month.
The Illinois budget was passed on mostly partisan lines. There’s nothing new there. Those in power get to choose how to spend the money. Another constant was the timing of the budget. Despite having four months to work on the budget, lawmakers didn’t get the final draft until early in the morning the day they were to vote on it.