Gubernatorial Candidate Who Enthusiastically Supports Single Payer Nevertheless Tamps Down Expectations
It's going to take "years" to transition California into a single-payer system, Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says. “It is not an act that would occur by the signature of the next governor."
San Francisco Chronicle:
Single Payer Will Take Years To Implement In California, Gavin Newsom Says
Among California’s gubernatorial candidates, none has been a more exuberant supporter of transitioning to a single-payer, Medicare-for-all health care system than Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. So exuberant that the politically powerful California Nurses Association put his picture on its traveling campaign bus under the words, “Nurses Trust Newsom.” (Garofoli, 4/18)