‘California Connected’ to Examine Impact of Proposed State Budget Reductions on Health Care
"California Connected," a weekly, hour-long newsmagazine produced by PBS stations in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego and San Francisco that covers state events and issues, tonight will include a segment on the impact that proposed reductions in the state's fiscal year 2002-2003 budget will have on health care. Guests on tonight's program will include California Medical Association Executive Vice President Dr. Jack Lewin and Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Grantland Johnson. "California Connected" airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. PT. PBS stations in Eureka, Fresno, Los Angeles, Redding, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego and San Francisco air the program. The programs will be available online after the broadcast. Viewers also can participate in a discussion with California Budget Project Executive Director Jean Ross on the program's Web site after the broadcast between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. PT (KVIE release, 6/10).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.