Thanks to a law signed last week, Illinois' public universities and community colleges are finally getting state money for the first time since last summer. Now, more could be on the way.
The bipartisan deal is sending $600 million to higher education.
But it wasn't spread out evenly.
Most schools got 30-percent of last year's funding.
Chicago State University got 60-percent.
Senator Donne Trotter, a Chicago Democrat, says that's because CSU was on the precipice of a shutdown.