Officials rally for bond to fund school renovations

NEW BRUNSWICK - Bipartisan supporters of a $750 million bond to fund construction and renovations at New Jersey's colleges and universities came together this morning.Former Gov. Tom Kean, state Assembly Speaker Shelia Oliver and Senate President Steve Sweeney rallied with supporters at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.The bond referendum would be the first push for capital improvements at New Jersey's schools since 1988. Since then, enrollment has mushroomed and the schools have borrowed heavily to accommodate their growing student bodies.If approved, the money would pay solely for programs that improve quality of education at the schools.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

From left to right: New Jersey State Trooper 1 New Jersey state troopers help deliver baby on I-287
The Pascack Valley High School girls lacrosse team 2 HS lacrosse team 'adopts' 8-year-old fighting brain cancer
News 12 New Jersey - Weather On The 3 New Jersey Weather Forecast
Sea Cliff's Troy Ramey was voted off 'The 4 Elisa's Entertainment for 4/26
An Amtrak power problem in one of the 5 More headaches for LIRR riders after Amtrak power problem

advertisement | advertise on News 12


It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.