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10/29/2014
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The U.S. Supreme Court will be asked to intervene over a controversial embryonic stem cell patent, opponents of the patent said Thursday. Jeanne Loring, a stem cell scientist at The Scripps Research Institute, said the court will be asked Friday to overturn a lower...
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10/29/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

The California-based  challenge to WARF’s patent on human embryonic stem cells is headed for the United States Supreme Court.   The nation’s highest court is expected to be asked Friday to overturn an earlier appellate court decision and allow two...
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10/29/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

Bias alert! I am proud to say that for 25 years I’ve been a board member of Consumer Watchdog, the nonprofit formerly known as the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights. You could say I’m a dogged board member. We are famous for the passage of...
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10/29/2014
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Consumer Watchdog, the non-profit group behind Proposition 45, is firing back at House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi over her opposition to the measure. The proposition would give the state's insurance commissioner the power to reject excessive rate hikes for health...
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10/29/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

Six state propositions are on the ballot and none are sexy. All are snoozers. But each is significant. Some, in fact, are game-changers. Why else would the medical profession and insurance companies be spending well over $100 million to beat back Propositions 45 and 46...
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10/29/2014
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Yes on Proposition 45 supporters rallied this month outside Blue Shield of California in El Segundo. The ballot measure would require health insurance companies to justify rate increases. Photo Credit Monica Almeida/The New York Times   LOS ANGELES — A...
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10/29/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

Four health insurance companies are spending $56 million to defeat California Proposition 45, a ballot measure to be decided Tuesday, which I wrote, that bans excessive insurance rate hikes. The insurance companies have unleashed a torrent of deceptive advertising but...
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10/28/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

With the election less than a week away, we've decided to take a look at some of the more controversial issues on the ballot. This time, we're looking at Proposition 45.  The measure would give power over regulating healthcare insurance rates to the state...
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10/28/2014
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Consumer Watchdog Founder Harvey Rosenfield talks to McIntyre In The Morning about his support for California Proposition 45 which gives the California Insurance Commissioner the authority to approve changes in rates to our now-mandated health insurance.
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10/28/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

YES on Prop 45: Watch this Doctor SMASH Big Insurance's $55 MILLION propaganda campaign.