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Covered CA dissects Prop. 45, doesn’t oppose it

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October 15, 2014 By Dave Roberts.   Officials at the Covered California insurance exchange, the state's implementation of Obamacare, worry passage of Prop. 45 could damage its operations, potentially affecting insurance coverage for millions of Californians. But the board has chosen not to notify California voters of their concerns by formally opposing Prop. 45. “The initiative could seriously undermine...

Minimum wage truth and consequences: Who’s listening?

October 14, 2014 By Joel Fox.   Let’s hope voters become more engaged than some elected officials in the minimum-wage debate. Voters will be subjected to counterarguments in the minimum-wage debate. Raising the minimum wage undoubtedly will make things better for some minimum-wage workers – more to spend, raising some out of poverty. At the same time, it likely will cost some minimum-wage workers their...

Voters face pension-reform decisions

October 14, 2014 By James Poulos. In a series of contests playing out at the state and local levels, Golden State voters will cast votes this November that could reshape the pension landscape for years to come. Races have attracted attention for offices that exercise direct influence over the institutions that set pension policy. Cities and municipalities, meanwhile, have taken this election year as an opportunity...

Covered CA blames cronyism on Obamacare scramble

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October 13, 2014 By James Poulos. In an embarrassing new black eye for Covered California, the state's implementation of Obamacare, the health exchange, has admitted it violated accepted practice by awarding $184 million in so-called "no-bid" contracts, according to a new report by the Associated Press. State governments routinely consider competing bids for work. It's a process designed to prevent corruption and the...
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