Don Moffitt http://tspr.org en Rural EMS Faces Challenges in Illinois http://tspr.org/post/rural-ems-faces-challenges-illinois <p>Even if lawmakers may not always realize the consequences for rural areas if Emergency Medical Services troubles aren’t addressed, operations fold, and rural residents have to rely on help from bigger cities, State Rep. Don Moffitt appreciates how everyday people get it.</p><p></p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 17:43:25 +0000 Bill Knight 29975 at http://tspr.org Rural EMS Faces Challenges in Illinois Galesburg Opens RR Overpass http://tspr.org/post/galesburg-opens-rr-overpass <p>Drivers will no longer have to wait for trains at one crossing in Galesburg. Amid much hoopla, the city dedicated and opened the West Main Street Overpass on Friday, October 26.</p><p>The project cost $16.1 million. The state provided $14.5 million while the federal government contributed $809,000 and BNSF spent $806,150.</p><p>Governor Pat Quinn flew into Galesburg for the ceremony. He quoted Galesburg native Carl Sandburg while pointing out the overpass will especially benefit future generations.</p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 23:16:12 +0000 Rich Egger 23565 at http://tspr.org Galesburg Opens RR Overpass