House Passes funding for LIHEAP, 9-1-1 Emergency System & Local Gov't distributive Funds

Today the Illinois House passed SB2039 (Amendment #3) to fund many areas of the Illinois budget at a cost of over $3.1 billion, including the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), state grants to emergency telephone systems known as 9-1-1, local government distributive funds and Motor Fuel Tax funds to counties, municipalities and road districts.