Employer groups call on Congress to ensure quality, affordable health care
Emily Boerger | May 21, 2020 | California, Washington
State Senator Pat Bates represents California’s 36th Senate District in Orange and San Diego Counties. Sen. Bates serves as Vice Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Vice Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, and is a member of the Rules Committee, among several committee appointments. She was also recently appointed
In case you missed it: Gov. Jay Inslee, House Speaker Laurie Jinkins and Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig joined the governors and state legislative leaders of California, Colorado, Oregon and Nevada today in urging congressional leadership to dedicate $1 trillion in direct and flexible relief to states and local governments
A new study reviews the four flu pandemics of the last 100 years. (I didn’t know we had four either.) The frustrating takeaway from the three most likely scenarios: “Based on the most recent flu pandemics, this outbreak will likely last 18 to 24 months… It likely won’t be halted until 60%
The Senate Special Committee on Pandemic Emergency Response held its first meeting Wednesday afternoon to discuss California’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lawmakers spent the majority of the meeting discussing the current status and future goals for testing and contact tracing in the state. The committee first heard from Dr.
As the state continues implementation of the four-stage framework to allow Californians to gradually reopen some lower-risk businesses and public spaces while continuing to preserve public health, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that based on the state’s progress in meeting metrics tied to indicators, the state can begin to move
In anticipation of a surge in Medi-Cal enrollment due to COVID-19 job losses, L.A. Care Health Plan sent a letter to Congress on Thursday calling on lawmakers to strengthen the Medicaid system. According to a recent report from Health Management Associates (HMA), California could see up to 3 million new