Amidst Tight Budgets, Oklahoma Regents Race for Bonds

Albanese, Elizabeth
December 2004
Bond Buyer;12/29/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32039, p28
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The article reports that while Oklahoma's revenues are expected to increase somewhat in the coming fiscal year, demands on that money will grow as well, and the state's higher education officials are backing a bonding program to help improve facilities on their campuses. According to new revenue estimates, the state is likely to have $5.8 billion of available revenues for fiscal year 2006, a $370.2 billion increase over fiscal year 2005. The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education on Monday announced plans to seek a $500 million revenue bond authorization in the upcoming legislative session.


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