Capitol Public Radio: Democratic Lawmakers Introduce Single-Payer Health Care Bill Inclusive To All Californians

February 27, 2017

By Chris Nichols


Monday, February 27, 2017

Democratic state lawmakers have introduced a bill to create a single-payer health care system for all Californians, including immigrants living in the state illegally.

Sen. Ricardo Lara of Los Angeles County is one of the bill’s authors.

“We know Californians fully support health care and health for all," Lara says. "We’re in the situation now responding to the looming threat from the federal government to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, and we need to be prepared.”

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