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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Taxes on gasoline and fees on license plates are among ways Illinois raises nearly $3 billion a year for road construction and repair. But transit advocates say only a fraction of that is paying for concrete and steamrollers.

The Transportation Funding for Illinois Coalition is raising red flags about the state’s road fund financing as much as $176 million for employee health insurance and $41 million for workers’ compensation coverage.

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