Federal Funds

Proposed map of the Illiana Expressway, a tollway which would connect I-65 in Indiana to I-55 in Illinois. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Illiana Corridor Eligible For Federal Funds

The Illiana Corridor would stretch from Interstate 55 to Indiana’s Interstate 65, linking Will County and Indiana’s Lake County.

03/18/2014

Howard Brown Health Center

Howard Brown LGBT Health Center Agrees To Return $715,000

The Howard Brown Health Care Center, a medical clinic that primarily serves the gay and lesbian community, has agreed to return $715,000 to the federal government in the wake of a misspending scandal two years ago.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

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Suburban Governments Take Federal Reimbursements For Blizzard Expenses

In at least part of the Chicago area, U.S. taxpayers are helping to foot the bill for the clean-up from last winter’s near-record blizzard.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

Hurricane Ike

Illinois To Receive Federal Funds For Damage From Hurricane Ike

Some Illinois municipalities will soon get their share of federal money to help them recover from the damage done by the storm system that produced Hurricane Ike.

WBBM Newsradio–06/20/2011

School Lunch (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Federal Funds Provide Free Lunches For More Illinois Kids

Federal money is going to help more Illinois kids get a free lunch at school.

WBBM Newsradio–06/16/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Quinn Wants Federal Funds For Post-Blizzard Relief

Gov. Pat Quinn is asking for federal funding to help pay for the costs of dealing with the blizzard of Feb. 1 and 2.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011