Single Payer Keeps Moving Forward

In the past, Schwarzenegger has said he can not endorse socialized medicine. Business groups also oppose the plan, saying the taxes needed to pay for the program would be too high. Marti Fisher lobbies for the California Chamber. They oppose the bill, and instead of arguing the merits and cost projections of single payer, Fisher can point to the new federal law, and say, ‘Hey Congress took a lot time to pass that measure.’ “A lot of experts put in their opinions, and they went through a great deal of analysis” Fisher continues. “We should give them a chance to see if this works out.” Read More. (Capitol Public Radio 06/29/10)