Oklahoma Speaker Delays Higher Ed Bond Vote

Watts, Jim
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/15/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32090, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that Oklahoma House Speaker Todd Hiett has requested a postponement for the vote on HB 2050, a higher education bond bill. Amendment of the measure by Hiett; Endorsement of the proposed amendment by University of Oklahoma president David Boren; Estimated bond issue under the proposed amendment.


Related Articles

  • All Sides Agree on Oklahoma's $500M Higher Education Bond Plan. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;3/17/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32092, p3 

    Reports on the expectation for a compromise higher education bond bill endorsed by Governor Brad Henry, Senate President Pro Tem Cal Hobson and House Speaker Todd Hiett to win easy approval in the Oklahoma House. Amount being used to establish a bond bank to provide the state's regional and...

  • Oklahoma Opponents Cooperate on Higher Ed Bond Bills. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;3/3/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32082, p36 

    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...

  • Oklahoma Budget Pact Looks to Revenue Growth for Debt Service. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;4/25/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32118, p35 

    The article reports that a $5.9 billion budget plan endorsed by Oklahoma legislative leaders depends on growth in state revenues to fund debt service payments on highway revenue bonds. The plan announced late Thursday by Senate President Pro Tem Mike Morgan, and House Speaker Todd Hiett, sets...

  • Key Virginia Panel Approves $370M In GO Bonding for Higher Education. Vadum, Mathew // Bond Buyer;1/25/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32305, p6 

    This article reports that a new legislation has been approved in Virginia, which authorizes the issuance of $369.5 million in double-barreled general obligation bonds for higher education-related projects in the state. The House Appropriations Committee unanimously passed the measure. It was...

  • Oklahoma Lawmakers Expect to Pass $500M Higher Ed Bill Quickly. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;3/21/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32094, p31 

    Reports on the higher education bond bill passed by the House in Oklahoma. Parties involved in the negotiation of the bond bill; Use of lottery revenues for debt service for the bonds; Outlook of rating agencies on the bonds.

  • Oklahoma House May not Consider $500M Higher Education Bond Plan. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;2/25/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32078, p3 

    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...

  • WASHINGTON: Higher Ed Agency Bonding. Cohen, Jackie // Bond Buyer;4/13/2007, Vol. 360 Issue 32607, p9 

    The article announces that Governor Christine Gregoire will be signing a bill into law that would authorize the issuance of revenue bonds by the Washington Higher Education Facilities Authority. Proceeds of the bonds would be used to finance the authority's student loan originations and...

  • Tale of Two Bills Is a Good Lesson in Capitol Priorities. Haynes, Ray // San Diego Business Journal;5/5/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 18, p47 

    Provides information on the bills introduced during the 2003 Assembly of the Higher Education Committee in San Diego, California. Concerns over the efforts of assisting young men and women to qualify for Cal Grants; Way of treating the illegal immigrants; Provisions of the bill.

  • Deal in Focus: Oregon Bringing Record 'Baccalaureate Bond' Issue to Market. Finestone, Deborah // Bond Buyer;11/30/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31275, p49 

    Reports that the state of Oregon plans to bring $200 million in general obligation bonds to market in early December 2001 in order to fund higher education construction projects. Credit rating of the state; Inclination of the bonds towards small investors; Purchase of the bonds at an original...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics