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Kansas Governor to Visit SEK

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PITTSBURG, KANSAS -

Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer will visit Pittsburg State University for a ceremonial signing of the state's 2019 budget bill. 

It will take place at 11:25 a.m. on the first floor of the Axe Library.

The budget bill, passed by the Kansas Legislature in late April, restores approximately $15 million in funding for the state's higher education system. Former Gov. Sam Brownback ordered $30 million in cuts to higher education a year ago. Lawmakers previously restored $6 million, leaving universities $24 million below pre-cut levels. 
 

The Governor will also visit Emporia State University and Kansas State University. 
 

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