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Politics / Pork Barrel Funding / Loma Linda University #193496

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 23, 2000
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Survey findings on federal grants to colleges and universities cited.

(Loma Linda, California: John Yang) How small Loma Linda University has become a big recipient of public grant money for medical research because it is in the Congressional district of Representative Jerry Lewis, who heads the panel writing military spending bills, examined; details given of how pork barrel money is gotten. [Loma Linda president Lyn BEHRENS - talks about the opportunities.] ["The Chronicle of Higher Education" Scott JASCHIK - says the money goes to institutions with political connections to Congress.]

Simpson, Carole;
Yang, John

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