Governor Pat Quinn is touting the role of state public works dollars in the renovation and expansion of the Prairie Capital Convention Center.
Quinn held a news conference Wednesday in the lobby of the building, where the $16 million project is still underway.
The state kicked in $4 million for the work, which includes expanded floor and lobby space and the addition of first-floor restrooms. Q
uinn and city officials say the work will bring more visitors… and more dollars… to Springfield.