Probe looks at spending on science center plans at University of Arizona

Dec. 9, 2008
Newspaper says money spent on discarded designs, travel, meals

TheUniversity of Arizona has spent nearly $13 million designing a new science center in Tucson — including notable expenses for travel, meals and architectural designs that have been discarded, according to an investigation by the Arizona Daily Star. Pitched to voters in 1999 as a $30 million item, science-center costs ballooned to $350 million with the proposed addition of a Rainbow Bridge across Interstate 10 before settling back down to about $130 million in a joint development with the Arizona State Museum.
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