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How’s Obamacare working out for CA? 7

June 2, 2013 By John Seiler How’s Obamacare working out? On her Web site, state Senate Speaker Pro Tem Nora Campos, D-San Jose, wrote: “Much of our focus, early in 2013, will be on health care. The legislature will work

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Powerful CA unions pushing ‘fair share health care’ 35

May 29, 2013 By Katy Grimes Labor unions are on the attack and using the legislative process to take down Walmart and other non-union businesses using the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare A bill aimed at forcing large non-union

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Vindictive Obamacare bills speeding through Legislature 11

May 9, 2013 By Katy Grimes It’s always good to see the California Legislature proposing more vindictive bills aimed at penalizing employers. The new “Walmart loophole” bill, AB 880, would require large employers to “pay their fair share when they

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Obamacare will add 7 million insured in CA 48

March 14, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — With Obamacare implementation looming, and California’s open-arms embrace of what’s officially called the Affordable Care Act, as many as 7 million new people will access healthcare in the state by 2014. The

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Obamacare could provide California big financial safety net 21

March 9, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — Californa’s desire to be the first state to do everything has never been more evident now that Obamacare has been signed into law. And California lawmakers haven’t let any grass grow under

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California health exchanges – ‘Mo Money’ 12

Dec. 28, 2012 By Katy Grimes The Obama administration has a lot riding on California’s implementation of Obamacare, also known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. How the state implements the new insurance exchanges, and whether or not

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State injects millions of new patients into ailing Medi-Cal 17

Nov. 20, 2012 By Dave Roberts California’s Medi-Cal managed care programs have an abysmal track record. So, naturally, state officials are planning to transfer a million more low-income Californians these lowly-rated care programs. On a scale of 1 to 5,

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Democrats jeopardize $1.3 billion in federal funds 5

May 15, 2012 By Katy Grimes It appears that Democrats aren’t really sincere or even serious about working toward solutions that will actually help California solve the economic crisis in the state. Last week, Democrats voted against a smart consolidation program

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Medi-Cal Exec Grabs $515 K Salary 0

John Seiler: The head of Orange County’s Medi-Cal socialized medicine program makes a whopping $515,743 salary, the Orange County Register reported: The top ten executives at CalOptima, Orange County’s $1.3 billion Medi-Cal program, are in line this year to earn bonuses

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CA Obamacare Lead Will Hurt 0

JAN. 27, 2011 By JOHN SEILER The U.S. House of Representatives, now controlled by Republicans,  voted to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, commonly called Obamacare. The U.S Senate, still controlled by Democrats, will not follow

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