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Medical School: Governor’s Signature Final Step In Funding Quest
The Press-Enterprise

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that earmarks $15 million in last month’s budget package to a school of medicine at UC Riverside, capping years of efforts to secure the money. The centerpiece of the higher education budget trailer bill signed Monday was the creation of a college scholarship program for middle-income families. The assistance was a priority of Assembly Speaker John A. Perez, D-Los Angeles.