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SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Meg Loughran Cappel (D-Shorewood) released the following statement in response to the Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2025 budget:

“I voted for a responsible budget that meets the needs of the residents of the 49th District. Key investments laid out in this plan will bring more jobs, rebuild our infrastructure and boost our local economy.

“As chair of the Senate Appropriations-Education Committee, I’ve been committed to ensuring we make the necessary investments in our education system while prioritizing educators and students. We made a commitment to adequately fund our schools, and that’s what this budget does.”