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Pitt to get 2% state funding increase; House Republicans file amendment to avert fetal tissue research

Pitt to get 2% state funding increase; House Republicans file amendment to avert fetal tissue research

By Jon Moss, News Editor

June 24, 2019

As budget week bears down on Harrisburg, state House Republicans are considering cutting funding to Pitt if the University engages in fetal tissue research, according to the Pennsylvania Capital-Star.

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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