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Highway

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Highway

Highway

Highway

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Rick Karr reports on the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, whose advocates say runs one of the best highway systems in the country. But its critics charge that the quasi-public agency, which is not accountable to the legislature or the public, has become a place for the governor to reward his political cronies. They say decisions are made with little regard for the public, but with substantial regard for the interests of big political donors.