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Rhode Island Question 8, Watershed Protection Bonds (2004)

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Rhode Island Question 8, also known as Open Space, Recreation, Bay and Watershed Protection Bonds, was on the November 2, 2004 election ballot in Rhode Island as a bond question

, where it was approved.[1]

Election results

Question 8
Approveda Yes 262,486 70.8%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot said:

"Approval of this question will authorize the State of Rhode Island to issue general obligation bonds, refunding bonds, and temporary notes in an amount not to exceed $70,000,000 to provide $19,000,000 for anti-pollution projects and restoration activities benefiting Narragansett Bay and state watersheds, $43,000,000 for open space, farmland preservation, and recreational development, and $8,000,000 for acquisition of land for groundwater protection and supply."

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