$80M in funding saves over 300 U of R jobs

September 13, 2018 07:37 PM

More than 300 University of Rochester employees will keep their jobs thanks to federal funding.

Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say they've secured $80 million in funding for the school. 

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An initial federal budget proposal cut funding to the facility.

Employees at the laser lab can test to see if America's nuclear stockpile still works without actually detonating a bomb underground.

They can also monitor weapons around the world.


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