Illinois legislature clears school bill with $1.1 billion bonding component

Williamson, Tammy
December 1997
Bond Buyer;12/04/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30285, p2
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Reports that the Illinois General Assembly passed a school spending reform bill costing $607 million on December 01, 1997. Details on the bill including $1.1 billion for school construction; How the House voted; Comments from the state's budget director, Mike Colsch. INSET: Highlights of the Illinois school spending plan..


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