State budget includes money for UC Riverside medical school, Inland Empire judges

June 14, 2019

By JEFF HORSEMAN | | The Press-Enterprise

PUBLISHED: June 14, 2019 at 3:07 pm | UPDATED: June 17, 2019 at 11:53 am

Money to expand UC Riverside’s medical school and add new judges is part of the new California budget approved Thursday, June 13, by lawmakers in Sacramento.

The $215 billion spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 authorizes expansion funding for the school, likely in the neighborhood of $80 million to $100 million once design work is done. Ongoing support for the bigger school will be determined later...

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