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Crain’s Chicago Business: Secret state study dinged Illiana finances

As Gov. Bruce Rauner considers whether to finally kill off the proposed Illiana expressway,this is a question he might want to get answered: Why did ex-Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration, amid an all-out rush to stampede the controversial roadway through to final approval last year, commission a secret, $112,000 study of whether Illiana finances would be

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Detroit News: Michigan case pits health against power reliability

Washington — A case involving Michigan before the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday could have multibillion-dollar consequences for the power-generating industry, stoking concerns about electricity reliability in the state and the region. The Michigan Attorney General’s Office is representing 21 Republican-controlled states when the High Court hears arguments Wednesday in Michigan v. EPA concerning federal rules

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Chicago Sun-Times: Illinois congressmen call for full funding of mass transit, passenger rail

Illinois congressmen called for full funding for mass transit and passenger rail in a letter to a transportation subcommittee Monday. U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley, a Democrat and the only member of the Illinois delegation on the House Appropriations Committee, led the letter to the subcommittee on transportation, housing and urban development, according to a press

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Rep. Mike Quigley Cites ELPC Report in Push for Full Rail and Transit Funding

Re-posted from http://quigley.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/quigley-leads-call-for-full-funding-of-transit-passenger-rail Quigley Leads Call for Full Funding of Transit & Passenger Rail Mar 23, 2015 Press Release WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD), led a bipartisan letter to the THUD Subcommittee with 10 members of the

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