The issue of compensation for athletes' name, image and likeness has been contended for some time.

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.

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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.