budget surplus Holcomb Signs Bill To Spend Money On College Buildings Over Teacher Pay By Brandon Smith • Jan 30, 2020 Lauren Chapman / IPB News Gov. Eric Holcomb signed legislation Wednesday that spends $291 million to pay cash for higher education building projects. Bill To Spend $291 Million Surplus Dollars On Higher Ed Projects Goes To Governor By Brandon Smith • Jan 23, 2020 Brandon Smith / IPB News Legislation to spend nearly $300 million in excess budget surplus dollars on higher education building projects is headed to the governor’s desk. House Passes State Surplus Spending Bill, Sends It To The Senate By Brandon Smith • Jan 13, 2020 Lauren Chapman / IPB News The Indiana House approved a surplus spending bill Monday. It now goes to the Senate.