Oklahoma Opponents Cooperate on Higher Ed Bond Bills

Watts, Jim
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/3/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32082, p36
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The article reports that Oklahoma Senate President Pro Tem Cal Hobson and House Speaker Todd Hiett have agreed to co-sponsor competing higher education bond bills with the eventual aim of reaching a compromise on the measures. Governor Brad Henry backs the Senate proposal. It calls for a $500 million higher education bond package, supported by revenues from the state's new lottery. It incorporates a list of projects, developed by college presidents and the State Regents for Higher Education, to be funded by the bond proceeds.


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