With the passage of Proposition 71, the University of California and other medical research foundations will be given a much-needed $3 billion in grants to conduct stem cell research. This cutting edge medical research has the potential to develop treatments for some of humanity's most debilitating diseases.
I want to ensure that there is maximum transparency in this process, and that the newly created Stem Cell Committee has maximum public input. I will watch the Stem Cell committee closely to ensure an open and democratic process.
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