By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — College athletes in Pennsylvania may be on the way to be able to receive compensation for their name, image and likeness.READ MORE: Mt. Lebanon School District Increasing Police Presence During Investigation
Pennlive.com reports that the proposal is a provision that is tied to the ongoing budget negotiations.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 436 New Cases, 16 Additional Deaths
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The proposal from the House Republican Appropriations Committee says their scholarships cannot be reduced or revoked if they do receive compensation.