The Week Ahead
The Assembly is expected to vote on health care reform legislation (ABX1 1) by Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez (D-Los Angeles) and Senate President Pro Tempore Don Perata (D-Oakland).
The Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee will meet to discuss a report released Nov. 14 by the Legislative Analyst's Office that estimated a $10 billion state budget deficit for fiscal year 2008-2009. Political analysts say the looming budget deficit is affecting health reform negotiations.This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.