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Editorial: State budget should react to rising prices

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during the last day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. (Clem Murray/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 30, 2017

When Gov. Tom Wolf signed Pennsylvania’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year last week after a four month impasse, it came as a relief to many. Some, however, were more cautious about the release of funds. Republican Speaker of the Commonwealth’s House of Representatives, Mike Turzai, warned speci...

Gallagher discusses research and in-state students at trustees meeting

Chancellor Patrick Gallagher speaks at a Senate Council meeting last year. (TPN File Photo)

By Rachel Glasser | News Editor

September 27, 2017

Pitt’s board of trustees meeting Wednesday began with an interruption. As Chairperson Eva Tansky Blum began her opening remarks, a protester stood in the William Pitt Union assembly room, shouting, “Shame on Pitt, stop cruel mouse testing.” The individual was immediately escorted out of the r...

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