In The News

June 14, 2018

Lawmakers are considering several bills this month aimed at stabilizing California’s health insurance marketplace, despite a state budget deal that effectively killed other, more expensive...

June 5, 2018

When Laurie Teel was nearing the end of her stay at Sutter Auburn Faith hospital this January, she was terrified she’d end up back in the streets.

May 28, 2018

California, Illinois and other states have begun pushing back against efforts by the Trump administration to expand the availability of junk health insurance plans, which would undermine the...

May 25, 2018

This one should be a no-brainer: California lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban so-called junk health insurance policies — short-term plans that do not comply with the consumer...

May 10, 2018

Suzanne Adams stood outside A Woman’s Place, a homeless drop-in center in San Francisco. Adams, who works there as a psychologist, pointed to the curb near the front entrance.  It's where taxis...

Press Releases

June 27, 2018

SACRAMENTO – On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, Assembly Health Committee approved several bills that protect vulnerable Californians and strengthen California’s health care gains.

June 26, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D., (D-West Covina) released the following statement on the...

June 25, 2018

SACRAMENTO – On Tuesday, June 26, Assembly Health Committee is expected to take up a number of bills authored by ...

May 30, 2018

SACRAMENTO – Today, the State Senate approved passage of Senate Bill 1152, which provides a more humane process for discharging homeless patients after their...