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12/16/2003
Jerry Flanagan & Carmen Balber
Tipsters tell ArnoldWatch that lobbyists for the state hospital association were livid when they realized that Arnold's freeze of all pending state regulations was too late to put a stop to newly minted rules for adequate nurse-to-patient ratios. The regulations require a standardized ratio of nurses-to-patients in health care facilities and is...
Blog Post
12/15/2003
Jamie Court
ArnoldWatch was understandably disappointed when the Lakers refused us a jumbo-tron advertisement at Staples Center for last Friday's basketball game -- where donors paid at least $10,000 per sky-box seat for a meet-and-greet with the Gov. So we secured a few nearby sky-box tickets for real people with real problems who didn't have the ten grand...
Blog Post
11/25/2003
Jamie Court
Capitol insiders are abuzz with news that Governor Schwarzenegger is considering eliminating the four year old Department of Managed Health Care in the interest of "efficiency" and "consolidation." The rumor mill has it that HMO regulation will be returned to financial bureaucrats at the Department of Corporations - the very...