Tuesday, June 9, 2009

UIS would get new public safety building under capital construction plan

Springfield-area state lawmakers say the $29 billion capital construction plan they approved this spring illustrates their top spending priorities brought to them by their communities.

As part of the plan, UIS would be able to build a new 10,000-square-foot public safety building on the west side of campus with $4 million included in the proposed capital bill. The building is greatly needed, as the current police department is housed in an old farmhouse.

The capital plan was the topic of a June 8, 2009, article in the State Journal-Register.

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