The Washington Economics Group

WEG’s Analysis on School Board-Proposed $1.2B General Obligation Bond Quoted in the Miami Herald

On August 15th, the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Board members voted to pass the ballot questions for the $1.2 billion General Obligation Bond (GOB).  Earlier this month the Florida Department of Education Ok’d the School District’s list of proposed projects and financing plan. During the meeting, Superintendent Alberto Carvalho referenced a Washington Economics Group, Inc. (WEG)  Study on the economic impacts on the Bond, which found that it “would generate about 18,000 jobs and as much as $2.3 billion in economic impact.”  Now that the ballot language has been passed, the referendum will appear on the November 2012 ballot. 

Read more

Skip to content