Illinois Jobs Now http://peoriapublicradio.org en Quinn touts state funding for area road projects http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/quinn-touts-state-funding-area-road-projects <p></p><div>The City of Peoria is getting more than $500,000 from the state for area road improvement projects. &nbsp;Governor Pat Quinn made the announcement during a stop in Peoria Saturday. The funding is part of more than $5 million in the state&rsquo;s latest Illinois Jobs Now program. Peoria City Manager Patrick Urich says the funding becomes even more important to road building and maintenance amid declining motor-fuel-tax revenues:</div><p> Sat, 28 Sep 2013 17:21:28 +0000 Alex Rusciano 12624 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Quinn touts state funding for area road projects