university bonding projects http://wfpl.org en Universities Can Start Construction Immediately As Projects Bill Signed Into Law http://wfpl.org/post/universities-can-start-construction-immediately-projects-bill-signed-law <p></p><p>Six Kentucky's public universities can immediately start construction on more than $300 million in construction or renovation projects, including a $110-million renovation of Lexington's Commonwealth Stadium.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Steve </span>Beshear<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;signed House Bill 7 into law on Thursday.</span></p><p>The bill authorizes bonds and other funds to help build academic buildings, dorms and other necessities at the universities. It assures no public money will be used for the projects.</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:03:31 +0000 Kenny Colston 4133 at http://wfpl.org Universities Can Start Construction Immediately As Projects Bill Signed Into Law University Bonding Bill Passes Both Chambers, Likely to Be Signed by Governor Immediately http://wfpl.org/post/university-bonding-bill-passes-both-chambers-likely-be-signed-governor-immediately <p></p><p>A bill allowing most of Kentucky's public universities to start more than $360 million in bonding projects has officially cleared both legislative chambers.</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:49:04 +0000 Kenny Colston 4105 at http://wfpl.org University Bonding Bill Passes Both Chambers, Likely to Be Signed by Governor Immediately University Bonding Projects Bill Steps Away from Becoming Law http://wfpl.org/post/university-bonding-projects-bill-steps-away-becoming-law <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A bill authorizing </span><a href="/post/kentucky-bonding-plan-universities-pave-way-construction-renovation-projects" style="line-height: 1.5;">more than $360 million in bonds for university projects</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is just steps away from becoming a reality.</span></p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 22:36:09 +0000 Rae Hodge 4013 at http://wfpl.org University Bonding Projects Bill Steps Away from Becoming Law House Passes Bill Allowing for University Capital Projects 97-1 http://wfpl.org/post/house-passes-bill-allowing-university-capital-projects-97-1 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">FRANKFORT — A proposal to allow six of Kentucky's &nbsp;public universities to start more than $360 million in infrastructure projects overwhelming passed the House today, 97-1.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:44:43 +0000 Kenny Colston 3870 at http://wfpl.org House Passes Bill Allowing for University Capital Projects 97-1 University Bonding Projects on Fast Track to Pass House This Week http://wfpl.org/post/university-bonding-projects-fast-track-pass-house-week <p></p><p>FRANKFORT — A bill authorizing <a href="/post/kentucky-bonding-plan-universities-pave-way-construction-renovation-projects">bonding projects for most of Kentucky's public universities </a>appears to have ample support to be approved this week in &nbsp;the state House.</p><p>House Bill 7 &nbsp;authorizes more than $300 million in projects, including renovations for dorm rooms, academic buildings and football stadium renovations at the University of Kentucky.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 18:15:56 +0000 Kenny Colston 3842 at http://wfpl.org University Bonding Projects on Fast Track to Pass House This Week