All Sides Agree on Oklahoma's $500M Higher Education Bond Plan

Watts, Jim
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/17/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32092, p3
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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 two-year colleges with low-interest loans for future projects; Effectiveness of the plan in protecting the taxpayers and offering a long-term financing structure for colleges and universities.


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