Illinois Veterans Affairs would receive nearly $51M for capital projects under Rauner budget
More than six-tenths of 1 percent of the governor's 2019 capital budget request would fund Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs projects, according to a state analysis.
In all, the budget includes $50.7 million for the department.
All of the project funds would come from the Capital Development Fund for Veterans 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.
Department of Veterans Affairs capital projects
This list includes projects requiring new appropriations and do not include reappropriations for ongoing capital projects.
|Quincy Veterans Home||$50,000,000||Plumbing and water systems and deferred maintenance|
|Statewide capital improvements||$675,000||Includes Medicare/Medicaid certification inspections and sprinkler systems|