CHICAGO — Midwestern bond issuance leaped by 32.5% to $39.8 billion for the first six months of the year, due primarily to Illinois’ borrowing spree to finance its $31 billion capital program and its use of debt for budgetary relief.

Total volume rose in both ­quarters, with $22.3 billion sold in the first and $17.5 sold in the second, according to Thomson Reuters. Nationally, issuance rose a more modest 3.9% to $204 billion.

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