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4/5/2016
Posted by Mark Reback

The merger "would create the nation's largest insurer, which could have a significant impact on California's consumers, businesses, and the healthcare marketplace," says on consumer advocate. But few studies show "higher insurer market...
News Story
4/1/2016
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For a year, Los Angeles area motorists have seen their gasoline prices soar as high as $1.50 a gallon more than the rest of the nation following an explosion at Exxon Mobil's Torrance refinery that destroyed the plant's pollution control system and constrained...
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4/1/2016
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Consumer advocates support a new bill that would allow consumers to cancel their cable TV service via one click online instead of having to struggle through long calls with customer service.
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3/30/2016
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Consumer advocates say federal authorities should investigate potential price gouging of consumers by oil companies.
News Story
3/30/2016
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SAN FRANCISCO — State insurance commissioner Dave Jones continued to make his skepticism clear regarding Anthem Inc.’s proposed $54.2 billion acquisition of Cigna Corp. during a hearing here on Tuesday. Company executives faced Jones and a panel of...
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3/29/2016
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Consumer advocates warn regulators to oppose the proposed Anthem-Cigna health insurance mega-merger to protect consumers.
News Story
3/29/2016
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says he has "some significant skepticism" about the benefits of Anthem Inc.'s proposed acquisition of rival insurer Cigna Corp. Jones spoke at a public hearing on the proposed $54 billion...
News Story
3/28/2016
Posted by Mark Reback

Anthem Inc.’s proposed $54 billion acquisition of Cigna Corp., which would create the country’s largest health insurer, faces scrutiny Tuesday as state regulators hold a public hearing in San Francisco to address concerns about the megamerger. The hearing...
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3/28/2016
Posted by Mark Reback

The Fair Political Practices Commission opened an investigation into Nancy E. McFadden, a former senior vice president at Pacific Gas & Electric Co., after receiving a complaint that she advised Gov. Jerry Brown on energy-related legislation and appointments to...
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3/26/2016
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State ethics panel is looking into whether Nancy McFadden failed to report the sale of stock in PG&E. The state's ethics watchdog agency has opened an investigation into whether Nancy McFadden, a top aide to Gov. Jerry Brown, failed to properly report the sale...