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UC Riverside: Med School Funding Bill Stalls
The Press-Enterprise

The latest Capitol attempt to secure state funding for UC Riverside’s school of medicine is all but dead after a key Senate committee blocked a bill to allocate $15 million from an expected legal settlement. Underlying Thursday’s events was the fall campaign in Riverside County’s 31st Senate District, where Republican Assemblyman Jeff Miller is running against Democrat Richard Roth in what is expected to be one of the state’s most competitive races.