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Military Affairs Department would receive $59.1M for capital projects under Rauner budget

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By LGIS Newsfeed | Jun 13, 2018

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About three-quarters of a percent of the governor's 2019 capital budget request would fund Illinois Department of Military Affairs projects, according to a state analysis.

In all, the budget includes $59.1 million for the department.

Funding sources include $51.5 million from the Illinois National Guard Construction Fund plus $5 million from the capital development fund


| Maj. Gen. Richard J. Hayes Jr., director of the Illinois Department of Military Affairs

The Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability analysis lists Gov. Bruce Rauner's funding priorities and analyzes how it would affect the state's long-term debt. Rauner included $7.8 billion for capital projects for 23 agencies.

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Military affairs capital projects

This list includes projects requiring new appropriations and do not include reappropriations for ongoing capital projects.

Program DescriptionAppropriation
Construction of Illinois National Guard facilities$56,500,000
Capital improvements at the Northwest Readiness Center$2,600,000
TOTAL$59,100.000
Source: Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability Capital Plan Analysis FY 2019, released April 2018

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