Kitzhaber signs CRC bill

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Gov. John Kitzhaber signed a bill authorizing $450 million in bonds to pay for Oregon's share of the Columbia River Crossing.

The money will only be spent if Washington state comes up with its own $450 million share, the federal government puts up more than $1 billion and the U.S. Coast Guard issues a permit.

Kitzhaber says this project is a priority for the state and he's hopeful Washington will pass similar legislation this year.

Read more at KATU.

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