Early Intervention Payments to be Made

Illinois will start paying for a program to help care for young children with disabilities, Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger announced Wednesday.

The early intervention service is one of many on the list of state programs not getting money since July 1 as Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic lawmakers battle over the state budget.

But Munger said Wednesday that the services can be paid through a federal consent decree, and she said she'll start the process of arranging for the payments.

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