Washington State Senate Approves Bill Raising State's Bond Capacity by $273M

Cohen, Jackie
March 2006
Bond Buyer;3/10/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32336, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Washington state Senate has passed a capital budget bill authorizing $273 million in additional bond capacity. The capital budget includes $50 million in bonding authorization to finance the construction of a prison that would house 500 inmates. Meanwhile, 200 million will be relegated to water conservation projects.


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