UB 2020 Passes

June 25, 2011 Updated Jun 26, 2011 at 9:17 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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June 25, 2011 Updated Jun 26, 2011 at 9:17 AM EDT

ALBANY, NY ( WKBW ) Among the major pieces of legislation passed Friday night, the New York State Senate approved a modified version of the UB 2020 Plan.

The Bill was renamed "SUNY 2020" when lawmakers went for the vote.

According to Dennis Gabrysak, the proposal will help create a UB medical campus in downtown Buffalo. He says the plan will bring thousands of construction jobs and medical research facilities to the area.