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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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