Weekend Watch: Fact-checking Joliet Bridge claim

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Saturday, June 22, 2019
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The House Republican leader made a claim that a bridge in Joliet is so bad school buses are prohibited from crossing it. But how accurate is that statement?

JOLIET, Ill. (WLS) -- Our Weekend Watch shines a spotlight on government activity.

Illinois Lawmakers recently passed significant tax and fee hikes for state capitol projects.

When asked to defend the decision, the House Republican leader made a claim that a bridge in Joliet is so bad school buses are prohibited from crossing it. But how accurate is that statement?

Kiannah Sepeda-Miller, with the Better Government Association joined ABC7 with the answer to that question.

For more articles from the Better Government Association visit www.bettergov.org/.