$250M school construction bond
to appear on November ballot

JEFF WATTS, plant engineer at Rogers High School in Newport, examines a problem area at the school. Approval of the fiscal year 2019 $9.6 billion budget by the General Assembly and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo places a $250 million school construction bond on the November ballot. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
PROVIDENCE – Last week’s approval by the General Assembly and the governor of the fiscal year 2019 state budget moved a huge project to repair school buildings into the hands of voters. The votes on the $9.6 billion budget placed a $250 million school construction bond on the November ballot. Sen. Ryan William Pearson, D-Cumberland, referred to the…

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