Levee work in metro-east gets $95.2 million of federal money

Gary Hoelscher discusses the $95.2 million of federal money set aside to improve metro-east levees and increase flood protection to a 500-year level.
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Gary Hoelscher discusses the $95.2 million of federal money set aside to improve metro-east levees and increase flood protection to a 500-year level.

Joseph Bustos is the state affairs and politics reporter for the Belleville News-Democrat, where he strives to hold elected officials accountable and provide context to decisions they make. He has won multiple awards from the Illinois Press Association for coverage of sales tax referendums.