Ohio construction bill points $675 million to schools

Thursday, April 3, 2014

A nearly $2.4 billion state construction budget that funds an array of community, school and park projects has cleared the Ohio Legislature.

The Senate approved the bill on a 30-1 vote. Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) expected to sign it later Tuesday.

The proposal directs $675 million toward primary and secondary schools and roughly $455 million toward public colleges and universities for repairs and new buildings.

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