Cheney scores with state
Water treatment plant, railroad depot make budget compromise
Last updated 5/9/2019 at 4:13pm
Cheney made out well when the smoke and dust from the state Legislature’s budgeting process finally cleared with passage of the capital appropriations package on April 27.
While not everything in the Senate’s $136.3 million proposal for the 6th Legislative District made it through, more projects than what were included in the House’s $88.9 million offering survived the chopping block. In the end, the $95.57 million compromise had a little bit of something for just about everybody.
Including the city of Cheney, which saw its $2 million funding request to begin a reclaimed water project...