Wyoming Senate panel puts brakes on school construction

Thursday, March 6, 2014

The Senate Appropriations Committee is putting the brakes on some K-12 school building projects in the state.

The panel on Thursday unanimously advanced House Bill 42 to the floor of the full House but not until it voted to delay four projects. Two of the projects are in Big Horn County District 4, and one each in Albany 1 and Laramie 2.

Members of the committee objected to the projects appearing on the design and construction list without appearing to go through the initial planning step under the established process.

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