Gov. Pat Quinn is approving legislation that provides hundreds of millions of dollars for road projects and a boost for more child abuse investigators.
Quinn signed the bill Thursday evening after the Senate voted 38-15 to approve the supplemental appropriation.
It includes $675 million in federal and state money available for road projects this spring. There's $25 million saved from Gov. Pat Quinn's closure of correctional facilities that will be shifted to the Department of Children and Family Services.
Republicans complained the bill was rushed.
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