Blunt Considers Special Session for MOHELA Plan

1 decade 1 year 9 months ago Wednesday, December 20 2006 Dec 20, 2006 Wednesday, December 20, 2006 8:29:46 PM CST December 20, 2006 in News
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JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Blunt is considering calling a special legislative session to consider his plan to use student loan agency profits for college buildings. The session would start in January when legislators open their regular session. A Blunt spokeswoman said the governor is considering any options that could speed up the approval of his college building plan. Two advantages of a special session are that it ends sooner than a regular session, and its agenda can be limited by the governor. Blunt's plan calls for the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority to pay $350 million to the state, with most of the money paying for campus construction projects.

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