Penn State Students Lobby for Appropriations in Harrisburg
Will McCarter and Penn State’s Lion Caucus a university-affiliate organization are the driving force for Capital Day every March. The goal of the event is to lobby lawmakers for appropriation of funds. By lobbying, Penn State’s campuses across the commonwealth are able to advocate at their peers.
(This story was reported by Reagan McCarthy and editted by Georgia Kelly)
About the Contributors
Senior / Political Science and Broadcast Journalism
On campus, Reagan has served in multiple capacities in the University Park Undergraduate Association and after terms as THON chair and Vice President, she currently serves as the President of the Penn State College Republicans. In the summer of 2017, Reagan served as an editorial intern at Townhall.com in Washington, D.C. Upon graduation, she hopes to return to our nation’s capital and work in a political reporting capacity.
Senior / Broadcast Journalism
Georgia Kelly is finishing her last semester at Penn State University. She is a major in Broadcast Journalism with Minors in Spanish and History. She used her minor in Spanish last Spring semester while living in Barcelona, Spain. Georgia is an active member of the Penn State community involved in activities such as PSU’s dance marathon. She is excited to begin her future in communications field where she hopes to work in Sales.