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Gov. Wolf proposes flat funding for Pitt in proposed budget

Gov. Wolf proposes flat funding for Pitt in proposed budget

By Jon Moss, News Editor

February 4, 2020

Pitt could receive the same amount of money as it did during fiscal year 2020, despite asking for a 5.5% increase in state funding for fiscal year 2021.

Editorial: Wolf’s budget is progressive, but needs Democratic legislature to pass

Editorial: Wolf’s budget is progressive, but needs Democratic legislature to pass

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 7, 2018

Gov. Tom Wolf unveiled the fourth yearly budget of his term Tuesday — and unlike his previous three, we might actually see it fully passed before the end of the year thanks to the 2018 midterm elections. The 2018-19 budget is notably progressive — Wolf is calling to raise both funding for publi...

Gallagher meets with Gov. Wolf amid Pitt funding uncertainties

Gallagher meets with Gov. Wolf amid Pitt funding uncertainties

By Rachel Glasser and John Hamilton / TPN Staff

October 12, 2017

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf met with Chancellor Patrick Gallagher Thursday morning amid a state budget impasse that's making Pitt's state funding uncertain. Wolf met with Gallagher to "reassure him of his commitment to the state-related universities," Wolf's Press Secretary J.J. Abbott said in an email....

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