TITLE

Oklahoma Opponents Cooperate on Higher Ed Bond Bills

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Jim
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/3/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32082, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
16313799

 

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