Penn State requests $20 million dollars more in state funding

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Penn State is asking Pennsylvania for nearly twenty million more dollars in state funding.

Tuesday, Penn State President Eric Barron told the Senate Appropriations Committee the six percent increase to their budget would allow the university to limit tuition increases for Pennsylvania residents.
 
Governor Wolf’s proposed 2019-2020 state budget contains 327-point-4 million dollars for Penn State. 
Penn State wants 347 million dollars.
 
The state senate and house will decide on the budget and present it to the governor for his approval by June 30th.

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