TITLE

Midwest Bond-Watch

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette; Carvlin, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;10/13/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 31988, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents some financial updates related to the U.S. as of October 13, 2004. One of the updates says that governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich had recently signed a bill that creates a grant program to help fast-growing school districts. The $10 million grant program was included in the governor's education budget that provided an additional $389 million for education funding overall in fiscal 2005. Chicago Public Schools chief Arne Duncan and a handful of suburban and downstate school district have called on state lawmakers to approve $500 million for the school construction capital grant program during their fall veto session next month.
ACCESSION #
14718410

 

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