HB 3810 http://tspr.org en Illinois Legislative Scholarships Eliminated http://tspr.org/post/illinois-legislative-scholarships-eliminated <p>Illinois lawmakers gave final approval to legislation (<a href="http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=3810&amp;GAID=11&amp;DocTypeID=HB&amp;LegId=62055&amp;SessionID=84&amp;GA=97" target="_blank">HB 3810</a>) that puts an end to their much-criticized perk of being able to hand out waivers for tuition at state colleges.<br /><br />The century-old custom has been heavily criticized because some legislators awarded the scholarships to the children of friends and political insiders.<br /> Tue, 22 May 2012 02:07:54 +0000 Rich Egger 15482 at http://tspr.org Illinois Legislative Scholarships Eliminated