TITLE

Oklahoma House May not Consider $500M Higher Education Bond Plan

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Jim
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;2/25/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32078, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that Oklahoma House Speaker Todd Hiett, Republican-Kellyville, said he may not allow the House to consider a $500 million bond plan for higher education passed unanimously by the Senate after that chamlier's Democratic leadership said key aspects of the bill are nonnegotiable. Hiett said he would not be pressured by calls from Governor Brad Henry and the Democratic leadership in the Senate for quick passage of the higher education bond bill to avoid higher costs due to rising interest rates and construction costs.
ACCESSION #
16248066

 

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