Consumer Watchdog Campaign: Barbara Boxer's Yes on Prop 46 TV Ad Earns "A-" From Civility Project; No Campaign Ad Called Out For Hypocrisy, Gets "C"
CONTACT Lisa Cohen
San Diego, CA - Today the Civility Project, an organization that evaluates political advertisements, awarded the Yes on 46 campaign an A- for its ad featuring Sen. Barbara Boxer while it gave the No campaign a "C" for its ad paid for by insurance companies that have spent $44 million to oppose the measure. The “No” ad,...
Yes On 45: La Opinion Adds Endorsement Of Prop 45 To Long List Of Small Newspapers Standing Up For The Little Guy
CONTACT Liza Tucker
SANTA MONICA—Spanish language newspaper La Opinion endorsed Prop 45 over the weekend joining more than a dozen other newspapers supporting Yes on 45 on behalf of six million individuals and small businesses that health insurance companies are price gouging on premiums. “Proposition 45 seeks to expand the power of the California...
Yes on 45: Price-gouged Policyholders & Consumer Advocates Decry Menacing Anti-Prop 45 Mailers Showing Gov't "Playing Doctor" with Hospital Gowns
CONTACT Carmen Balber & Jamie Court
Santa Monica, CA – Consumer Watchdog, Consumer Federation of California, the California Nurses Association and price-gouged policyholders condemned menacing health insurance company mailers against Proposition 45 today as a new Hoover Institution Poll puts Proposition 45 ahead by 12 points, 42% to 30% just seven days before the Election....
Yes On Prop 45 Advertising Begins, Warns of Health Insurance Companies Spending $57 Million To Stop California From Reining In Excessive Rates
CONTACT Jamie Court
Santa Monica, CA --- Consumer Watchdog Campaign today announced that advertising has begun for Yes on Proposition 45, which would give the elected insurance commissioner power to veto excessive health insurance rates. The David v Goliath campaign has been outspent by insurance companies by more than 25 to 1. The Yes On Prop 45 advertising...
Yes on 45: Policyholders, Prop 45 Advocates, And Nurses Deliver Manure To Blue Shield To Return Some of the B.S. Company Is Spreading In TV Ads Against Prop 45
CONTACT Jamie Court & Carmen Balber
El Segundo, CA -- Blue Shield policyholders joined with bedside nurses from the California Nurses Association, consumer advocates and other supporters of Proposition 45’s rate relief measure to deliver a pickup truck of steer manure to Blue Shield’s offices. The Proposition 45 supporters said they were simply returning some of the same...
Consumer advocates and nurses launched a new “Yes on 45” street art campaign hitting San Francisco and Sacramento this week that exposes the health insurance companies spending $37.5 million to oppose Proposition 45. Thousands of posters will be plastered through wild-posting in the coming days in other cities across the state. Michael...
Diana Guth and Judy Graff Fisher spoke Wednesday at a news conference organized by Consumer Watchdog, a Santa Monica-based advocacy organization, to promote Prop 45, a ballot measure that would give the state's insurance commissioner the authority to reject unjustified rate hikes on health insurance. It would affect six million Californians...
The Yes On Prop 45 campaign today released its first television advertisement featuring three working registered nurses discussing how their patients’ health care has been compromised by health insurance companies that are raising their rates.
Yes on 45: First Yes On Prop 45 Advertisement Shows Real Nurses Exposing Plight Of Real Patients In Hands Of Price-gouging, Penny-pinching Health Insurance Companies
CONTACT Jamie Court & Carmen Balber
Santa Monica, CA --- The Yes On Prop 45 campaign today released its first television advertisement featuring three working registered nurses discussing how their patients’ health care has been compromised by health insurance companies that are raising their rates. The three bed-side registered nurses --- Gina Macalino, R.N., Andrea Seils R.N...