The state Senate has canceled a hearing Thursday in Harrisburg that was to have Penn State President Rodney Erickson testify about the need for state funding to the university.
The impending snowstorm, with 6 inches or more for the Harrisburg area, prompted lawmakers to call off the 1 p.m. hearing and others being held the same day.
There’s been no word yet on when it would be rescheduled.
The state House has an appropriation scheduled for Thursday morning.
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Gov. Tom Corbett has proposed $214 million for Penn State in his 2014-15 budget. That money would go toward subsidizing the cost of in-state tuition.
The budget calls for other funding for the university’s agricultural research and extension.