Monday, December 4, 2023

Health Care

Governor Signs CalChamber-Supported Mental Health Care Package

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed legislation that will help provide the resources needed to care for and house those with the most severe mental...

SB 770 Paves Way for Massive Tax Hikes

A proposal moving its way through the Legislature seeks to eliminate Medicare in California and pave the way for massive tax increases on California...

Governor Signs CARE Court Support System into Law

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported proposal to establish a support system for homeless individuals with mental illnesses or substance abuse disorders was signed into...

CalChamber, Coalition Fight Single-Payer Health Care

The California Chamber of Commerce is leading a large and diverse coalition of California-based organizations in opposing two bills that establish and raise taxes...

Single-Payer Health Care – Brought to You by 40 Million Payers

On February 19, a throng of legislators, led by Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), introduced AB 1400, the Guaranteed Health Care for All bill...

Governor Names Alzheimer’s Prevention/Preparedness Task Force

Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom and Maria Shriver, former first lady, announced via Twitter the 28 members of the Governor’s Task Force on Alzheimer’s...

Governor’s First Day Focuses on Health Care

Shortly after being sworn into office this week, Governor Gavin Newsom launched his ambitious plan to make sure every person has access to quality,...

Governor Vetoes CalChamber-Opposed Bills Increasing Health Care Costs

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has vetoed two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed health care bills that would have increased health care premiums if signed...

Health Care Treatment Mandate Amended, Removed from Job Killer List

As a result of recent amendments, a California Chamber of Commerce-opposed bill has been removed from the job killer list. AB 2384 (Arambula; D-Kingsburg) was...

California Close to Having Health Care for All

In the debate on health care, the two words most confused or misunderstood are “universal” and “single-payer.” They often are used interchangeably, and even...