Legislators receptive but want eye on money

Posted: January 30, 2013 at 1:58 a.m.

Several legislators said Tuesday that they generally support using state-backed bonds to help build a steel mill in Osceola but they want more details on how much it is going to cost.

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Gov. Mike Beebe, left, in a packed conference room Tuesday morning at the State Capitol during the announcement of the $1.1 billion Big River Steel plant to be built in Osceola. The "superproject"  which could begin construction as early as August, will create 525 high paying jobs.

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