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State Rep Halbrook Looks For Transparency In Transportation

A new bill is calling for more transparency when it comes to transportation projects. State Representative Brad Halbrook is sponsoring legislation that calls for the Illinois Department of Transportation to have pre-bid, pre-construction meetings with various entities in the area of construction.  This bill will allow county, township, and municipal elected officials to be included.  Effingham County Sheriff, Paul Kuhns testified in committee in support of the new legislation.



State Representative Halbrook says that there is nothing wrong with the system, but it can be better.



House Bill 5422 is currently in the Transportation:  Regulations, Roads, and Bridges Committee and is still being negotiated between the sponsor at IDOT.

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