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10/2/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

The campaign formed to oppose Proposition 46 has added to its critique of the measure, arguing in a new TV ad called “ Inside” that it puts Californians’ medical information at risk. The multipronged proposal on the Nov. 4 ballot would more than...
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10/1/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

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.
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10/1/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

The latest campaign spending figures on California's two big healthcare ballot initiatives are just in, courtesy of the watchdog group MapLight, and they're mind-boggling. If you're curious about one significant driver of healthcare costs, here it is:...
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10/1/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

Judy Graff Fisher and Diana Guth are small business owners who say their health insurance rates have gotten out of hand. "It has been a struggle. Every single year I dread the open enrollment... because every single year there's a raise," Guth said....
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10/1/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

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...
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10/1/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

Yelp-led consortium wants third party sites included in top results. Yesterday a new anti-Google consortium called “Focus on the User” launched a website that cleverly uses Google’s own words and algorithm to make an argument against Google+ Local (...
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10/1/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

Gov. Jerry Brown's veto of a bill to reform the California Department of Toxic Substances Control is drawing indignation from community groups and state legislators who had pressed for broad changes at the troubled agency. Legislators said they were deciding...
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9/29/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

Health insurers offering plans through Covered California likely will continue to have narrow physician networks during the state health insurance exchange's second open enrollment period, according to an analysis by the Los Angeles Times. Background More than 170...
News Story
9/29/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

What started as a Danville couple's crusade for justice for their dead children has become a war between some of California's most powerful special interests and the year's costliest ballot measure battle. Proposition 46 would raise the state's 39-year...
News Story
9/29/2014
Posted by Mark Reback

Two powerful professional groups — doctors and lawyers — are squaring off and spending more than $65 million on Proposition 46, one of six statewide measures on the Nov. 4 ballot. Even the measure’s official title — “Drug and Alcohol...