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Harris has no opinion on MOHELA

January 25, 2006
By: Joshua Kranzberg
State Capital Bureau

Governor Matt Blunt is proposing to sell the Missouri Student Loan agency MOHELA. Josh Kranzberg has Democratic reaction from the state Capitol.

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The Democratic party leaked the proposed sale of MOHELA on Monday. But House Minority Leader Jeff Harris remains neutral on the subject.

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Contents: "When you're talking about a large scale commercial transaction whether it's in the private sector or the public sector, it's important to be responsible, it's important to look at all the details"

The sale, dubbed the "Lewis and Clark Initiative," is expected to bring in around 400 million dollars for higher education. Including matching funds, the University of Missouri- Columbia in Harris' district, would receive about 175 million dollarsfor capital improvement. From Jefferson City, I'm Josh Kranzberg