April 07, 2011
The Washington state
House released its $3.13 billion construction budget for the next two years Monday, including $718.5 million in
construction grants for K-12 schools and $626.7 million for projects at colleges and universities.
was seen as a positive for local projects that are dependent on state funding.
The capital budget includes the
1.6 million dollar state match for construction of the new music and arts building at Wenatchee Valley College.
It also includes the 44 million dollar match for Eastmont School District’s construction work at Grant
Elementary, Sterling Middle, and Eastmont High School.