Sponsors Have Done Nothing To Improve Single-Payer Bill So It Will Remain Shelved, Speaker Says
Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon put the bill aside last year, calling it "woefully incomplete."
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Assembly Speaker Says Single-Payer Remains Shelved
“Absolutely nothing has happened with the bill,” Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, a Los Angeles-area Democrat, says of the high-profile Senate measure to establish single-payer health care. Rendon shelved the bill last year, after it passed the Senate, calling it “woefully incomplete,” because it does not specify how the state would would seek federal approval, bypass constitutional spending limits and cover as much as a $400 billion cost. (Bradford, 1/8)