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Long, costly road to recovery ahead for state’s infrastructure Long, costly road to recovery ahead for state’s infrastructure

Long, costly road to recovery ahead for state’s infrastructure

Illinois lawmakers were given a rude awakening on Thursday about the condition of the state’s roads and bridges as they began preparing to put together what is expected to be a multi-billion-dollar, long-term capital improvements plan.

McCombie: ‘Huge task’ in rebuilding House GOP caucus McCombie: ‘Huge task’ in rebuilding House GOP caucus

McCombie: ‘Huge task’ in rebuilding House GOP caucus

Illinois Republicans suffered big losses in the 2018 elections, giving up seven House seats and handing a 74-44 supermajority to Democrats. Now it’s up to state Rep. Tony McCombie (R-Savanna) to try and turn things around, and she has no illusions about how big of a task that will be.

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The 2022 general election campaign season got into full swing with political events at the Illinois State Fair and the first gubernatorial candidate forum. Peter Hancock and Jerry Nowicki discuss the major themes and issues to watch.

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