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Blagojevich plan for construction has its critics

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Gov. Rod Blagojevich, meeting with supporters of his capital plan this week in Macomb, Ill. (UPI photo/Bill Greenblatt)

By Sean Crawford, IL Public Radio

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Springfield, Ill. – Governor Rod Blagojevich says he has a way to pay for a number of construction projects in Illinois.

The Democrat says he'd use surplus money and a new lottery game to cover the cost. But Republicans are so far withholding their support.

Illinois Public Radio's Sean Crawford prepared this report.

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