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Update

Illinois Budget Update

On February 19, Governor Pritzker delivered his budget message for the state of Illinois. The Governor is once again recommending a maintenance budget with proposed increased spending for child welfare, public education, and pension payments.

3/4/20

David McEllis

Story

Getting Back on Track in Illinois: Investing in Rail to Improve Midwest Mobility

In spring 2019 legislative session, Governor Pritzker and the Illinois General Assembly dramatically increased funding for Amtrak to support existing passenger rail projects and expand the Illinois rail network to other cities.

1/6/20

David McEllis

Update

Illinois 2019 Legislative Session Progress and Wrap-Up

The 2019 Illinois General Assembly spring session ended and there is much good environmental news to report! 

6/4/19

David McEllis

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