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Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

House tentatively okays campus construction bonds

The Texas House on Wednesday tentatively approved the authorization of a package of bonds worth $3.1 billion to support construction on college campuses, continuing lawmakers’ hasty work on the subject.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

New session brings renewed hope for campus construction

Despite broad bipartisan support, Texas lawmakers have been unsuccessful this year in their efforts to pass a bill issuing tuition revenue bonds — or TRBs — to fund campus construction around the state. Returning for yet another...

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Audio: Campus construction in the state spotlight

Everything was going so well for higher education during the 2013 legislative session. With less than a week left in the session, House Higher Education Committee Chairman Dan Branch, R-Dallas, was pleased.

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Senate approves bonds for campus construction projects

Billions of dollars in bonds for construction projects at higher-education campuses across Texas would get the go-ahead under legislation approved Tuesday in the state Senate.

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Map: Texas State Undergraduate Academic Center

Construction expected to start in June 2010 on the $47.7 million, 130,000 square foot building on the Texas State University campus.