Students inside a chemistry lecture hall inside the Burson building at UNC Charlotte. An upcoming bond referendum will pay for a new science building to replace the current outdated facility. Two-thirds of the $2 billion in proposed state borrowing would go to buildings at universities and community colleges. The Connect NC bonds, a referendum on the March ballot, would also build up parks and other state infrastructure but it is largely aimed at new facilities for higher education, including high-end science, health care and engineering buildings across the state.
Students inside a chemistry lecture hall inside the Burson building at UNC Charlotte. An upcoming bond referendum will pay for a new science building to replace the current outdated facility. Two-thirds of the $2 billion in proposed state borrowing would go to buildings at universities and community colleges. The Connect NC bonds, a referendum on the March ballot, would also build up parks and other state infrastructure but it is largely aimed at new facilities for higher education, including high-end science, health care and engineering buildings across the state. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
Students inside a chemistry lecture hall inside the Burson building at UNC Charlotte. An upcoming bond referendum will pay for a new science building to replace the current outdated facility. Two-thirds of the $2 billion in proposed state borrowing would go to buildings at universities and community colleges. The Connect NC bonds, a referendum on the March ballot, would also build up parks and other state infrastructure but it is largely aimed at new facilities for higher education, including high-end science, health care and engineering buildings across the state. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

Getting message out on $2 billion bond question

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