Reality Of Paying For Universal Health Care May Collide With Newsom’s Campaign Promises
Though even Gavin Newsom, who has made single-payer a talking point for his campaign, has begun to temper expectations, he says he still sees universal health care as the ultimate goal.
Newsom Tamps Down Expectations For Single Payer In California
Gavin Newsom, favored to be California's next governor, is campaigning on a progressive vision of single-payer health care whose viability could pose a major test ahead of the 2020 elections for Democrats wrangling over how to enshrine universal health coverage. ...He isn't shying away from that goal, which is increasingly popular with the activated progressive wing of the party but is proving a tough sell because of the exorbitant cost. (Colliver and Pradhan, 7/3)