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Assembly Judiciary Committee to Consider Job Killer Bill Today  |  Posted on: June 27th, 2017

The Assembly Judiciary Committee today will consider a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer that if passed into law would create a worse litigation environment and result in lack of … Continue reading »

New Leave Mandate Passes Assembly Policy Committee  |  Posted on: June 22nd, 2017

A job killer bill that mandates a new protected leave of absence passed the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee yesterday. SB 63 (Jackson; D-Santa Barbara) prohibits an employer from refusing … Continue reading »

Job Killer Update: Only Six Bills Pass to Second House  |  Posted on: June 5th, 2017

Friday was the deadline for bills to pass the house in which they were introduced. Six job killer bills subject to the first house deadline have passed to the second … Continue reading »

Assembly Job Killer Update: 1 Passes, 1 Delayed to Next Year, 1 on Assembly Floor  |  Posted on: May 30th, 2017

The Assembly Appropriations Committee on Friday passed one job killer bill along for consideration by the full Assembly and delayed consideration of another job killer until next year. Passed May … Continue reading »

Job Killer Update: 2 Bills Stopped, 6 to Senate Floor  |  Posted on: May 26th, 2017

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills were held yesterday in the Senate Appropriations Committee but five others were released to join a sixth that already awaits action by … Continue reading »

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If There’s a Smart Path to Single Payer Healthcare in California, We Haven’t Found it Yet  |  Posted on: June 27th, 2017

California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon did the state a favor late Friday afternoon when he slammed the brakes on a fast-moving Senate bill to create a single-payer healthcare system in … Continue reading »

Rendon Right to Halt Hollow Single-Payer Health Care Bill  |  Posted on: June 27th, 2017

The single-payer health proposal carelessly forced through the state Senate earlier this month was rightly put on hold Friday. Calling the bill “woefully incomplete,” Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Lakewood, shelved … Continue reading »

California Assembly Leader Shelves Single-Payer Health Plan  |  Posted on: June 26th, 2017

The prospects of a government-run health care system in California dimmed Friday when the leader of the state Assembly announced he doesn’t plan to take up the single-payer bill this … Continue reading »

Democrats, Let Go of Single Payer. Californians Just Aren’t that Extreme  |  Posted on: June 22nd, 2017

Extremes make for good headlines. No one seems to know that better than our current president. But here in deep blue California, the extremes that are attracting all the attention … Continue reading »

California Single Payer Health Care Rush  |  Posted on: June 22nd, 2017

Echoes of California’s fabled Gold Rush can be heard in the proposal for single payer health care—but instead of migrants taking gold nuggets out of the ground, a new Health … Continue reading »

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Rendon Right to Halt Hollow Single-Payer Health Care Bill

The single-payer health proposal carelessly forced through the state Senate earlier this month was rightly put on hold Friday. Calling the bill “woefully incomplete,” Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Lakewood, shelved … Continue reading »