McConnell Secures Over $11 Million For UK

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"I want to thank Sen. McConnell for securing this important funding. The senator's tremendous support it vital to helping the University of Kentucky move forward with our research endeavors. The real payoff will be the improvement in the lives of Kentuckians."

-- Lee T. Todd Jr.,
president,
University of Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 26, 2004) -- U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell announced today that he has secured $11.363 million for several projects at the University of Kentucky. The money is included in the Omnibus Appropriations Conference Report, which passed the Senate and is now on its way to the President for his signature.

“President Todd has done a masterful job of pursuing initiatives that strengthen
UK’s areas of excellence, and I am pleased to support his vision by delivering these
funds,” McConnell said.

"I want to thank Sen. McConnell for securing this important funding," said UK President Lee T. Todd Jr. "The senator's tremendous support it vital to helping the University of Kentucky move forward with our research endeavors. The real payoff will be the improvement in the lives of Kentuckians."

For complete details click here for a PDF version of the McConnell news release.


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