Ill. federal buildings get $166 in stimulus funds

Associated Press - March 31, 2009 9:14 PM ET

CHICAGO (AP) - Ten public buildings in Illinois will receive more than $166 million from the federal stimulus program.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says the money will go toward modernizing the federal buildings and making them more energy-efficient.
Chicago's Federal Center and the John C. Kluczynski Federal Building and Loop Station Post Office will receive more than $130 million. Five other buildings in the city will receive a combined $38 million.
The Senator Paul Simon Federal Building in Carbondale is set to receive $1.7 million. The United States Courthouse in Urbana gets nearly $1.4 million.
In Springfield, the Paul H. Findley Federal Building will receive $209,900.

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