Chance The Rapper Says Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner Gave Him “Vague Answers” During Their Meeting

Chance also urged publications to “give a comprehensive history” on Chicago Public School’s funding crisis.

After rescheduling their meeting because of a tornado in southern Illinois, Chance the Rapper and governor Bruce Rauner met on Friday to discuss public education in Chicago. Following the meeting, Chance gave a brief statement to the press, saying that Rauner had given him "vague answers" and urging publications to report on how Chicago public schools became ensnared in a funding crisis. According to dnainfo, the meeting lasted for approximately 40 minutes.

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In November, Rauner vetoed a bill to allocate $215 million to Chicago Public Schools in order to pay employee pensions, claiming that Democrats in the State Senate had not included provisions in the bill to solve the state's larger pension crisis. Rauner said that he would not sign a school-funding bill in December because it would mean a "bailout" for CPS.

Watch the rest of Chance's remarks following his meeting with Rauner below.

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Chance The Rapper Says Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner Gave Him “Vague Answers” During Their Meeting