McConnell Announces Funding for UK

Contact: Mary Margaret Colliver



LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2004) -- U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell recently announced that a Senate subcommittee agreed to his request of $9.24 million for the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture. The funding is currently included in the FY 2005 Senate Agriculture Appropriations Bill. McConnell also announced that the Senate Appropriations Committee has agreed to his request of over $1.7 million for several UK projects, which will be used to fund mining research. For more information, visit the Web site.

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