Senator Joe Uecker (R–Miami Township) today announced the 2014 Ohio Capital Budget has cleared both chambers of the General Assembly and will now be delivered to Governor John Kasich for his signature.
The bill funds needed improvements to public facilities across the state including schools, colleges and universities. The legislature generally approves a capital budget every two years in order to fund pressing construction and maintenance projects around the state.
House Bill 497 is expected to create up to 31,000 jobs over the next two years.
“Passage of the 2014 Ohio Capital Budget is one more step in the right direction,” said Uecker. “This legislation will bring jobs to Ohio as well as help to maintain and improve the beautiful state in which we live.”
The capital budget includes:
Details of the Capital Budget Bill can be found at: www.obm.ohio.gov/SectionPages/Budget/Capital.aspx