N.J. colleges, unions spent $2M pushing higher education bond question (Star Ledger)

December 28, 2012 – A coalition of New Jersey colleges, state labor unions and corporations spent more than $2 million to help persuade voters to pass the historic $750 million higher education bond question on last month’s ballot, according to state election reports. The passage of the bond question is expected to spur a statewide campus building boom as New Jersey’s public, private and community colleges dip into the state money to construct and renovate buildings. Dozens of higher education institutions, labor groups and private companies wrote large checks to rally voter support for the bond question, according to finance reports filed with the state Election Law Enforcement Commission.

Link to Full Article: http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2012/12/nj_colleges_unions_spent_2_mil.html

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