Thursday, September 21, 2006

Universities request budget increase

Mississippi’s universities are asking legislative leaders for more than a 36 percent budget increase during the fiscal year that starts July 1, 2007.
Higher education officials made their request during legislative budget hearings on Wednesday. The hearings are in advance of the 2007 Legislature in January.
House Speaker Billy McCoy said higher education’s funding request will receive full consideration.
Read The Clarion-Ledger story by clicking here.


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