California Lawmakers React To CBO Score: ‘I Feel Like I’m In A Bad Dream’
Media outlets offer a look at what the state's lawmakers are saying about the Congressional Budget Office's analysis of the American Health Care Act.
Citing CBO Report, Critics Decry GOP Bill’s Potential Fallout In California
Though the budget analysis released Wednesday on the GOP health care bill didn’t address California specifically, both the state’s Medicaid program and its individual market could be seriously harmed if the legislation passes, according to legislators, consumer advocates and other critics. “I feel like I am in a bad dream,” said Sen. Ed Hernandez, the West Covina Democrat who chairs the state Senate Health Committee. (Gorman, 5/25)