Gov. J.B. Pritzker headed to White House Wednesday for meeting with Biden on bipartisan infrastructure plan

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For Illinois’ billionaire governor, the trip offers an opportunity to demonstrate strong ties to the Democratic White House ahead of an expected 2022 reelection bid. The meeting also will give Pritzker the chance to reference his own six-year, $45 billion “Rebuild Illinois” infrastructure program to repair and upgrade roads, bridges, university buildings, state facilities and other infrastructure.