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Ohio House To Vote On $2.6 Billion Construction Budget

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A $2.6 billion capital budget bill that funds a range of improvements to school buildings and roads statewide is slated for a vote by the Ohio House.

The spending plan was introduced last month after months of negotiations over the projects.

State representatives plan to vote on the bill Wednesday. The Senate has already approved it.

The bill includes $650 million for repairs and renovations at primary and secondary schools.

Ohio's colleges and universities are due to get over $428 million.

The budget bill also includes money to clean up brownfields, conserve green space and preserve farmland.