By Brandon Smith
State leaders officially cut the ribbon at the swine barn at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Thursday after a multi-year, $50 million overhaul.
Gov. Eric Holcomb said the multi-use center is an investment for all Hoosiers.
“Our students are going to be able to learn and grow and develop here," Holcomb said. "And a lot of memories will be made along the way.”
There was controversy when lawmakers approved the funding for the building. Democrats argued the state should use its triple-A credit rating and historically low interest rates to bond the facility's construction and instead use the $50 million on more immediate needs.
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