Gregoire to sign construction budget today

  • Mon Apr 23rd, 2012 9:02am
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Jerry Cornfield

Gov. Chris Gregoire is heading to Tacoma Community College this afternoon to sign this year’s supplemental capital budget.

With her signature, the governor will enable roughly $1 billion in new state spending on an assortment of non-highway projects such as sewer systems and water pipelines. There is also a batch of money for construction and renovations at public schools and colleges.

If you go to this website and look to the right you can search for approved projects by

legislative districts and by county.

Gregoire is also scheduled to sign the operating budget May 2. She’s said she will be cutting some spending proposals in order to boost the amount of money in the reserves.

She is also scheduled to act on several reform bills. Here’s the list.