ItascaTCTHSPRINGFIELD- State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) issued the following statement in regard to the Senate’s override of Gov. Rauner’s veto of Senate Bill 2043 (MAP grant funding):

“Today we voted to make an important investment in Illinois’ future. College affordability shouldn’t be a partisan issue. I urge the governor to stop playing political games and to start thinking about how we can make investments in our students to help them succeed.”