What You Need To Know About Universal Health Coverage In California
KPCC explains more about what universal health care coverage is and what its possible next steps forward might be.
3 Paths To Universal Health Care In California
The Republican push to repeal the Affordable Care Act has had some unexpected consequences: Not only has it strengthened public support for the health law, but it has led to heightened interest in ending the U.S.' status as the only major industrialized nation in the world without a universal health care system. That dynamic is playing out in California, where the state legislature this year considered a bill that would create a single-payer system. (Faust, 9/11)
Booker Signs On To Sanders's 'Medicare-For-All' Bill
Sen. Cory Booker is throwing his support behind a "Medicare for all" bill being introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), becoming the latest Democrat floated as a 2020 contender to back the legislation. The New Jersey senator told NJTV News that he would sign on as a co-sponsor of the bill, which is scheduled to be rolled out on Wednesday. (Carney, 9/11)