State Representative Dan Beiser of Alton is urging Governor Rauner to sign a bill to protect funding designated for downstate transportation funding. The downstate transportation funding would ensure roads, bridges, and other parts of the transit system are protected.

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Beiser says quote “Too often downstate Illinois loses out on money that gets redirected to Chicago and this measure would stop it.” The funding will be generated automatically through the state sales tax and put into a separate fund.

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