Samantha Young

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Name: Samantha Young
Date registered: August 30, 2018
URL: https://khn.org

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  1. Newsom Changes Course On Plan To Pay For Immigrant Health Coverage — May 13, 2019
  2. A Plan To Cover Immigrants Would Divert Public Health Dollars — May 8, 2019
  3. A Plan To Cover Immigrants Would Divert Public Health Dollars — May 8, 2019
  4. Newsom: California Leads On Prescription Drugs — April 26, 2019
  5. Big Soda Pours Big Bucks Into California’s Capitol — April 9, 2019

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Newsom Changes Course On Plan To Pay For Immigrant Health Coverage

California’s governor Friday scuttled his plan to siphon public health money from four counties to help provide health coverage for unauthorized immigrants ages 19 through 25.

A Plan To Cover Immigrants Would Divert Public Health Dollars

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal to provide health coverage to unauthorized immigrants ages 19 to 25 would siphon money that four counties currently use for public health efforts such as battling contagious diseases.

A Plan To Cover Immigrants Would Divert Public Health Dollars

California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal to provide health coverage to unauthorized immigrants ages 19 to 25 would siphon money that four counties currently use for public health efforts such as battling contagious diseases.

Newsom: California Leads On Prescription Drugs

  California regularly portrays itself as a national trendsetter on political issues, and Gov. Gavin Newsom is claiming that title on prescription drugs. Newsom has a plan to take on the drug industry, and at an April 17 news conference in Southern California, he declared that two other governors already want to join his effort. […]

Big Soda Pours Big Bucks Into California’s Capitol

The soda industry spent $11.8 million to influence policy statewide in 2017 and 2018. As politicians once again consider bills that would tax and label sugary drinks, more big money is expected to flow.

States Push For Caregiver Tax Credits

Families often spend thousands of dollars caring for ailing loved ones at home. Lawmakers in California and at least seven other states want to provide some financial relief with state income tax credits.

Can California Beat The Federal Government In Lowering Drug Prices?

Unwilling to wait for federal action, California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he has a plan that could extract discounts from drugmakers and save the state money — one he hopes other states can join.

For California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Resistance Is Personal

Xavier Becerra, the state’s first Latino attorney general, is one of President Donald Trump’s most relentless adversaries. He attributes his legal values — and his opposition to the current administration — to his upbringing as the son of Mexican immigrants.

En Route To Congress, California Democrats Hit Wall On ‘Medicare-For-All’

California’s incoming congressional delegation will be the largest in the U.S. House of Representatives to support progressive health care policies such as “Medicare-for-all.” But the political reality of a Republican Senate and president means that they will need to pursue ideas that “aren’t pie in the sky.”

California Dreamin’? With Newsom’s Win, Single-Payer Unlikely To Follow Anytime Soon

Even though Democrat Gavin Newsom campaigned for single-payer, it’s unlikely that he and other lawmakers will completely overhaul the state’s health care system right away. Instead, they will likely propose incremental steps to provide more Californians with health insurance.

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