DALLAS — Texas higher education institutions could issue up to $3.2 billion in tuition-backed revenue bonds under a bill introduced for the legislative session that begins next week.

SB 272, introduced by Sen. Judith ­Zaffirini, D-Laredo, would provide bonding authority for 74 capital projects at 53 colleges and universities. Zaffirini chairs the Senate Higher Education ­Committee.

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