Washington Lawmakers Pass Budget, Approve $2 Billion in GO Bonds

Williams, Rochelle
June 2003
Bond Buyer;6/9/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31652, p3
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Washington state legislators have approved a 23 billion dollar operating budget for the coming biennium on June 5, 2003 and authorized 1.2 billion dollars in state general obligation bonds from the capital budget fund. On June 6, 2003, the state House approved a supplemental budget authorizing 750 million dollars in general obligation for public colleges and universities during the next six years. Nearly half the budget, about 10.5 billion dollars, is devoted to education and public schools. Another 2.7 billion dollars have been earmarked for state colleges and universities.


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