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Why No Mention Of Single Payer Bill In California ?

Original post made by Anon., Crescent Park, on Jan 28, 2012

Did I miss it or was there absolutely nothing in the news, or here about Senate Bill 810 authored by Mark Leno that was voted on today 19 to 15? 4 Democrats abstained from voting on the bill. There was just nothing on this, although the bill does not have any section to determine how to pay for what the story I read said would be $250 billion . which is an odd number consider that $800 billion was the cost for the whole country over 10 years.


This will only pass when the people hear about it and demand it be voted it and that is coming like it or not, and I bet it would have passed if people knew about it so let's not hear any more from the Republicans about the Liberal media, how about it.

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Posted by Anon.
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jan 28, 2012 at 9:44 am

From Wikipedia:
In the state legislature Palo Alto is located in the 11th Senate District, represented by Democrat Joe Simitian, and in the 21st Assembly District, represented by Democrat Rich Gordon.

Joe Simitian & Rich Gordon . where are you on this issue and why ?


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Posted by Ray
a resident of Midtown
on Jan 29, 2012 at 2:08 pm

Here's a link to a story from the Sac Bee (not a long story, but a little more info)

Web Link


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Posted by Anon.
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jan 29, 2012 at 8:41 pm

Thanks Ray.


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