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The Current: “Gov. Matt Blunt Finalizes SB 389”

June 12th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

By Sarah O’Brien

Gov. Matt Blunt signs the Lewis and Clark Discovery Intiative at the campus of UM-St. Louis earlier this month.

Media Credit: Carrie Fasiska

 

Gov. Matt Blunt signed Senate Bill 389 Wednesday in Century Room C of the Millennium Student Center. The bill will allocate $28.5 million for complete renovations of UM-St. Louis’s Benton and Stadler Halls.

After a brief introduction by 16th district representative Carl Bearden, Chancellor Thomas George took to the podium to graciously thank the governor for signing 389 into legislation.

“I want to thank the gov. so much for focusing on higher education,” George said. “selfishly we are especially happy here at the University of Missouri St. Louis because a component of that bill is the Lewis and Clark Discovery Initiative.” Read more…

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