Starved Rock State Park is a popular tourist attraction. Illinois residents pay for the upkeep of state parks in part through a $2 fee on license plate renewals.
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Illinois residents are being asked to vote on a constitutional amendment. It would limit the use of money from license plate renewals, gas taxes, and other such fees specifically to transportation projects.
The measure has bipartisan support, but could it threaten funding for state parks?