GEORGIA: Higher Ed Bond Bills Signed

DeSue, Tedra
May 2006
Bond Buyer;5/11/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32379, p35
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The article reports that Governor Sonny Perdue has signed several bond-related bills to continue state university projects in Georgia. According to the report, the bills being signed were part of the fiscal 2007 budget as well as the supplemental budget for fiscal 2006. Perdue has stated that the proceeds will be used to fund critical construction and renovation needs in the state's technical colleges.


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