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California Dream of Health Care for All—Deferred

by admin on 30th-June-2017

Sacramento, CA

The legislative push for single-payer, universal health care was unceremoniously halted last Friday, when Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon both professed his support for the bill and called the measure “woefully incomplete.” He announced his decision to “hold” the bill in the Assembly Rules Committee indefinitely. 

The universal, single-payer government-run proposal, was intended to replace the current, private insurance market-based plan. The $400 billion legislative proposal, sponsored by the California Nurses Association had successfully passed the state senate earlier this month.

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