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‘Woefully incomplete’ universal health bill dead for the year in California

‘Woefully incomplete’ universal health bill dead for the year in California

BY TARYN LUNA AND CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO tluna@sacbee.com Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon put the brakes on a sweeping plan to overhaul the health care market in California Friday, calling the bill “woefully incomplete.” Rendon announced plans to park the bill to create a government-run universal health care system in Assembly Rules Committee “until further notice” and […]

CAHU Statement On Senate Passage Of SB 562 (Single Payer Healthcare in California)

CAHU Statement On Senate Passage Of SB 562 (Single Payer Healthcare in California)

Government-Run Universal Single Payer SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CAHU is dismayed that the California State Senate saw fit to pass the $400 billion per year tax plan to pay for universal single payer legislation, SB 562 (Lara/Atkins). Rick Coburn, president of the California Association of Health Underwriters, commented, “Any way you try […]

California Pushes Forward $400 Billion Universal Health Care Bill

California Pushes Forward $400 Billion Universal Health Care Bill

The California Senate Appropriations Committee passed a $400 billion universal health care bill Thursday with no plan to pay for it. The committee passed the bill in a 5-2 vote, sending it to be taken up on the senate floor next week. The bill, known as the Healthy California Act, was introduced by Democratic Senator […]

Single-Payer: How to Turn Sunny California into Cuba

Single-Payer: How to Turn Sunny California into Cuba

Just imagine if someone said, I have no desire to control the American automobile industry, or tell people what kind of car to drive, I only want to simplify life for the American people, and make driving safer and fairer, by having a single, government-controlled car dealership for the whole country, with every new or […]

Democrats lack clear health care plan

Democrats lack clear health care plan

For six years, Democrats taunted Republicans for holding dozens of votes to repeal Obamacare without rallying around a legislative alternative, while Republicans saw little need to craft and vote on a plan that President Obama would kill with his veto pen. Yet now it’s Democrats who enter the debate without a clear plan, left to […]

The simple reason why a healthcare solution is so complicated

The simple reason why a healthcare solution is so complicated

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2017 – The GOP once again failed to pass a new health care bill last week. President Trump recently stated that health care is much more complicated than he thought. There is a very simple reason why the problem seems so complicated and unsolvable and why a reasonable compromise is so difficult. […]

The Potentially ‘Unconstitutional’ Obamacare Feature Everyone Is Ignoring

The Potentially ‘Unconstitutional’ Obamacare Feature Everyone Is Ignoring

President Donald Trump and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan have said they are willing to let Obamacare “implode,” but doing so tacitly lets a potentially unconstitutional program continue. Under the leadership of former Speaker John Boehner, the House filed suit against the Obama administration in 2014, claiming it was illegally reimbursing marketplace insurers for […]

The First 100 Days (Trump Briefs: March 18-24/Day 58-64) Week 9

The First 100 Days (Trump Briefs: March 18-24/Day 58-64) Week 9

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, March 18 (Day 58): U.S. and China will work together in confronting North Korea U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met in Bejing, China with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to put aside differences between the two nations in advance of a summit between President Donald Trump and Chinese President […]

Exclusive — Discussion About GOP Replacement to Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House Intensifies in White House, Congress

Exclusive — Discussion About GOP Replacement to Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House Intensifies in White House, Congress

by MATTHEW BOYLE Republican officials in Congress and the White House are now openly discussing finding a GOP replacement to Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) as Speaker of the House, after Ryan failed to pass the American Health Care Act out of the House and misled the public and President Donald Trump when he promised repeatedly […]

Brownley Statement After House GOP Pulled American Health Care Act

Brownley Statement After House GOP Pulled American Health Care Act

Today, Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA) released the following statement after House Republicans pulled H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act otherwise known as “TrumpCare,” from consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives: “This is a victory for the American people. They made their voices heard and said loud and clear: No to TrumpCare!‎ Eliminating healthcare […]

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