$2.6B Capital Budget Unveiled


House and Senate leaders unveiled a $2.6 billion capital budget this week.  The bill’s expenditures would be:  $650 million for school construction, renovation, and maintenance; $428 million for higher education capital needs; $500 million for roads, bridges, water supply, and wastewater systems; $275 million for dams, parks, waterways, and wildlife projects; $160 million for community quality of life projects, and $100 million for critical health and human services. You can find how your community and county fared here.