The legislation, Senate Bill 71, passed the Senate by a vote of 47 to 3 on April 25 and has moved on to the House. The bill has received support from environmental and labor groups, including the Environmental Law and Policy Center, Illinois Environmental Council, Laborers’ International Union of North America Midwest Region and the Citizens Utility Board.
Legislator: Bill Would Trigger $2.2B in Illinois Wind Energy Projects
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Rather than each state receiving a formula-driven amount of funds — much like how last year’s major infrastructure law operates — the states that will
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