Ohio House Approves Bill That Puts $555M Toward State Construction Projects

By Jeremy Pelzer, cleveland.com

In a last-minute move before leaving for summer break, the Ohio House on Thursday, June 11, passed what’s effectively a pared-down capital bill that would authorize $555 million in new bonds for school construction and other public works projects.

The bond authorization, amended into Senate Bill 4 with bipartisan support, would provide:

  • $300 million in new for K-12 school construction during the next two fiscal years
  • $217.5 million for a variety of local water, wastewater, road and bridge projects
  • $37.5 million for conservation projects

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