CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Just a year after they had seen the worst of the Great Recession, Illinois consumers were spending more than they were before the economic downturn.
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Governor Pat Quinn has signed a bill that means extensive road and bridge work in the immediate area.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing the state to spend an additional $1.8 billion in the current budget year.
One local lawmaker has a feeling something many people won’t like, will end up happening anyway now that a state budget has passed.
Details are being released for a new public-private partnership which hopes to drive economic growth, locally.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate is predicting $1 billion less to spend in the state’s upcoming budget year.