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Committee Considers Del. Capital Budget


DOVER, Del. (AP)- A legislative committee has agreed to much of Gov. Jack Markell's proposed capital budget for road and construction projects.

The committee approved capital spending of about $258 million for several state agencies Monday but delayed voting on most of the transportation capital budget until Wednesday.

DelDot is slated to receive about $147 million in capital funding, including $14 million approved Monday. Lawmakers agreed to give DelDot that share of the $31 million left over last week after a committee finished work on an operating budget. The rest will go to the state strategic fund.

More than $100 million of the funding approved Monday is for public school projects.

Markell in January proposed a capital budget for the fiscal year starting July 1 of about $356 million.


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