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Lawmakers Approve Health Insurance Protections

Lawmakers Approve Health Insurance Protections

Lawmakers have sent Gov. Jerry Brown a pair of consumer protection bills that prevent health insurance companies from discriminating and overcharging customers. The legislation updates California laws to match new rules under the federal Affordable Care Act. They will give state agencies the power to enforce and regulate individual insurance [...]

Democrats, Brown at Odds Over Healthcare Act

Democrats, Brown at Odds Over Healthcare Act

As Democratic lawmakers speed to implement President Obama's healthcare overhaul in California, they are finding themselves at odds with the leader of their own party: Gov. Jerry Brown. The governor and legislators disagree over how the state should expand Medicaid to more than 1 million low-income Californians, a critical component of the [...]