Monday, April 4, 2011

Dunshee releases capital budget proposal

Following today's operating budget rollout, Rep. Hans Dunshee, chair of the House Capital Budget Committee, released a $3.1 billion construction budget proposal that focuses on job creation and fully funds $390 million in statewide K-12 construction needs.

Dunshee says the budget employs 51,780 people throughout the state and also supports economic activity and jobs related to hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing, with 60,250 jobs related to those industries.

You can read more about the capital budget proposal here or see a map of projects throughout the state.