In the News

February 14, 2017

By Rebecca Plevin

California lawmakers are discussing how they will respond to a possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and Los Angeles County is poised to offer its own suggestions for how to deal with a cut in federal health care dollars.

January 24, 2017

California and other states could keep their federally funded insurance exchange with consumer protections intact under a proposal unveiled Monday by two Republican U.S. Senators.

Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, said their proposed legislation would allow states that embraced the Affordable Care Act to keep operating under many of the current federal rules.

January 23, 2017

McClatchy Washington Bureau


Senate Republicans say they’ll insure more Americans than President Barack Obama’s 2010 Affordable Care Act and do it more cheaply – by giving power to the states.

January 17, 2017

By Ed Hernandez

They number 5 million strong in California, and they have an important story to tell. But their voices are being drowned out by the rancor of politics of the most partisan kind.

They are the working men and women from every corner of the state who now live their lives with the security of knowing they have basic health care coverage.