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Eyes on California as Lawmakers Pursue a Health-Care Deal

California did not start the current wave of efforts to overhaul the American health-care system, but what happens in Sacramento over the next few weeks could have a big impact on whether the drive gains momentum or peters out. Business groups would almost certainly challenge any compromise on the ground that the new employer “fee” is actually a tax and thus requires a two-thirds vote of the legislature, said Vince Sollitto, a spokesman for the California Chamber of Commerce. “It’s inconceivable that that wouldn’t be challenged in court,” Sollitto said. Read More. (The Washington Post 08/26/07)


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CalChamber Policy Advocate Laura E. Curtis provides the latest information on SB 1300 at the CalChamber Capitol Summit on May 23, 2018.

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Why AB 3080 Is Preempted by Federal Law

With much fanfare, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) has presented her AB 3080, an attempt to preclude the prospective use of non-disclosure and arbitration agreements. Although the measure is…

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