California Lawmakers Renew Push For State-Provided Universal Health Care

Oct 24, 2017

Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) brings his bill to create a single-payer health care system in California up for debate in the state Senate on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Later in the session, the bill was tabled by leadership. This week, a group of California legislators resumed a push for universal health care with informational hearings this week in Sacramento.
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Some California state Assembly members are reviving their push for universal health care this week with two days of informational hearings.  Capital Public Radio's Sammy Caiola has a recap.