Illinois engineers applauds hike in motor fuel tax

SPRINGFIELD – The American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois (ACEC-IL) released the following statement regarding the preservation of gas tax revenues for infrastructure projects included in the state’s budget:


“We applaud Governor Pritzker and the legislature for passing a budget that provides a solution to the motor fuel tax issue that maintains the state’s commitment to prioritize infrastructure projects throughout Illinois,” said Kevin Artl, president and CEO of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois. “It’s important to strike a balance for consumers who are feeling pain at the pump, while also keeping the state on track to revitalizing our bridges, roads and highways. Engineers across the state applaud Illinois policymakers for their thoughtful leadership on this issue.”


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Representing hundreds of companies, we are the voice of the engineering industry in Illinois. With roots dating back more than 100 years, ACEC Illinois represents more than 11,000 engineers, architects, land surveyors and other specialists. Our primary mission is to strengthen the business environment for our member firms through government advocacy, political action, and business education. For more information, visit