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Advocacy Alert 2/12/21 from Illinois ASBO on Vimeo.

ESSER, TRS & Medicaid Update

Watch this update from Illinois ASBO Executive Director/CEO Micheal Jacoby, Ed.D., SFO, CAE on important advocacy-related issues including the ESSER 2.0 stimulus funds coming from the federal government and insights on the new TRS 457b plan that has emerged in the past few days.

Additionally, hear Illinois ASBO President Mark Altmayer share about a funding opportunity through Medicaid Free Care and why it is important to start thinking about this now. 

Here are some additional resources related to this advocacy update: 


Legislative Updates

Clean-Up Legislation that Ensures the State, Not Schools, Cover Unemployment Benefits Costs Headed to Governor   The Illinois General Assembly unanimously passed clean-up legislation Wednesday that ...
Clean-Up Legislation Being Drafted to Ensure State, Not Schools, Cover Unemployment Benefits Costs    We’re pleased to share some good news for school districts related to unemployment benefits. On ...
Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Expanding Access to Family and Medical Leave for Educational Support Staff CHICAGO – Building on efforts to protect the wellbeing of education professionals and their ...

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