The Candlewick Lake Association, a gated community near Rockford with nearly 7,000 people enjoying a 220-acre lake and a 9-hole golf course, stands to get $50,000.
The community did not ask for the money, said Candlewick general manager Tracy Carter. Instead, Rep. Ron Wait, R-Belvidere, contacted them. “We certainly will find a good use for it,” Carter said.
Wait did not return a call seeking comment Friday.
Democrats, who have a strong majority in both chambers, got most of the money
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