Calif. Gubernatorial Candidate Walks Fine Line On Supporting Universal Health Care
California Treasurer John Chiang said he supports the ideas behind a universal health care system, but also points out the costs that would be associated with it.
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Chiang's Delicate Dance On Single-Payer Health Care
California Treasurer John Chiang’s effort in his run for governor to strike a balance between support for progressive policies and an image of fiscal prudence could prove tricky on the issue of single-payer health care. “I support universal care – I believe all Californians should be covered,” Chiang told Capital Public Radio in an interview this week. “And I support the approach of single-payer, if they want to eliminate the inefficiencies that exist in the system.” (Adler, 12/8)