San Francisco May Provide Blueprint For Statewide Universal Health Care Plan
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a gubernatorial candidate, helped implement the plan for the city and now wants to see it grow to cover all of California.
The Mercury News:
San Francisco’s Universal Health Care Plan Eyed As Model For California
Ironically, all of the universal health care buzz is coming after the GOP’s plan to replace the Affordable Care Act with a bare-bones substitute plan collapsed. The Congressional Budget Office had estimated that the Republican plan would have decreased the federal deficit by more than $300 billion, but increased the ranks of uninsured Americans by 24 million by 2026. (Seipel, 4/2)