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State police would receive $2.3M for capital projects under Rauner budget

State Government

By LGIS Newsfeed | Jun 18, 2018


Only 0.03 percent of the governor's 2019 capital budget request would fund Illinois State Police projects, according to a state analysis.

In all, the budget includes $2.3 million for the state police.

All of the project funds would come from the capital development fund.

State Police Director Leo Schmitz

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.


State police capital projects

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

Program DescriptionAppropriation
ISP Central Headquarters, Springfield: capital improvements$2,200,000
Statewide: replace communication towers/buildings$100,000
Source: Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability Capital Plan Analysis FY 2019, released April 2018

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