Illinois budget impasse spurs creative way to fund shelters
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Illinois budget impasse spurs creative way to fund shelters

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois homeless shelters struggling to get by without state aid during the budget stalemate could get a much-needed financial boost through specialty scratch-off lottery tickets. A bipartisan measure pending in the Illinois Legislature would create a new $3 scratch ticket and designate all the proceeds beyond administrative costs and prize money … Continue reading