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Tag: California
Pacific Electric and Gas Hoping for a Bailout?

Pacific Gas and Electric faces up to $30 billion in potential liability costs as a result of California wildfires. Is their announcement that they’re preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy real or a thinly veiled plea for a bailout?

California vows to fight Obamacare ruling, fears impacts at home

(From Politico) On Friday, Judge Reed O’Connor ruled that the individual mandate is unconstitutional and that it cannot be severed from broader provisions in Obamacare, which include a prohibition on denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions and federal subsidies...

How America’s Bluest State Can Be a Model for the Other 49

(From The American Prospect) California may have the world’s fifth largest GDP, but it also ranks fourth among U.S. states in terms of income inequality and first among U.S. states in poverty, according to the Census expanded definition that takes into account housing costs....

The thrills and chills of a Democratic supermajority

(From The Daily News) Governor-elect Gavin Newsom has vowed to expand child care and home health services, at a cost to be determined. Many Democrats are committed to replacing private health insurance with a state-run plan such as the...