Senators Joe Paskvan, Dennis Egan, and Gary Stevens during the closeout hearing of the Senate Finance DEED Subcommittee, March 20, 2012
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Sunday, April 11, 2010

SB 230 - Capital Budget Update

Senate Finance adopted a new committee substitute for SB 230 and passed the bill out of committee Saturday evening.  The biggest change in the new cs is a new section adding $380 million in G.O. bond projects, $360 million of which are for education projects. 

G.O. Bond Education Projects:.....

• $20,000,000: Alaska State Library, Archives, & Museum Facility Construction
• $20,000,000: Mt. Edgecumbe High School Aquatic Facility
• $46,500,000: Lower Yukon, Alakanuk K-12 School Replacement
• $49,900,000: Lower Kuskokwim, Kipnuk K-12 School Renovation/Addition
• $32,100,000: Lower Kuskokwim, Kwigillingok K-12 School Renovation/Addition
• $80,000,000: UAA Sports Arena
• $23,500,000: Mat-Su Campus, Valley Center for Art & Learning
• $88,000,000: UAF Life Sciences Classroom & Lab Facility

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