By Staff Writers, FOX NEWS LATINO
Latino voters in California find themselves in the middle of one of the most important - in terms of immediate, real-world consequences – races of the 2014 elections.
Actually, it’s two races.
The first is for the unknown, but strangely powerful position of state insurance commissioner, between incumbent Democrat Dave Jones and...
By Marc Lifsher, LOS ANGELES TIMES
Proposition 45, a ballot measure that would regulate health insurance rates, is ahead, according to a new Internet poll by the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
The survey of self-reported, registered voters who said they planned to vote in the Nov. 4 election, had Proposition 45 leading with 41.6% of those queried and opposed by 29.9%....
By Gene Maddaus, LA WEEKLY
Blue Shield of California, one of the state's four major health insurers, has a sales office on the 20th floor of the Pacific Corporate Towers in El Segundo. Had the employees peered down to the plaza on a recent Tuesday morning, they would have seen a small cluster of picketers.
From 300 feet up, it would be impossible to read the signs, or...
CONTACT Liza Tucker
SANTA MONICA—Spanish language newspaper La Opinion endorsed Prop 45 over the weekend joining more than a dozen other newspapers supporting Yes on 45 on behalf of six million individuals and small businesses that health insurance companies are price gouging on premiums.
“Proposition 45 seeks to expand the power of the California...
CONTACT Carmen Balber & Jamie Court
Santa Monica, CA – Consumer Watchdog, Consumer Federation of California, the California Nurses Association and price-gouged policyholders condemned menacing health insurance company mailers against Proposition 45 today as a new Hoover Institution Poll puts Proposition 45 ahead by 12 points, 42% to 30% just seven days before the Election....
By Jon Healey, LOS ANGELES TIMES
Backers of California Prop. 45 try to turn insurance industry opponents' huge spending lead into a liability
Do voters really care who's paying for the campaign ads that are filling their mailboxes and the airwaves?
Plenty of big donors certainly think so. Otherwise, why would they be pouring so much money into "social welfare"...
Op-Ed Commentary by Margie Keenan, ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
As a registered nurse, I’ve watched health insurance premiums jump while benefits and doctor networks shrink. I’ve watched patients pay thousands out of pocket before insurance pays for anything.
We all have to buy health insurance under federal law. But there is no guarantee that it will be affordable. Proposition 45 provides that...
CONTACT Jamie Court
Santa Monica, CA --- Consumer Watchdog Campaign today announced that advertising has begun for Yes on Proposition 45, which would give the elected insurance commissioner power to veto excessive health insurance rates. The David v Goliath campaign has been outspent by insurance companies by more than 25 to 1.
The Yes On Prop 45 advertising...
Editorial by LA OPINION
La boleta electoral tiene dos medidas que se refien a distintos aspectos de la salud. Las proposiciones 45 y 46 son iniciativas muy diferentes por lo cual recomendamos a los votantes votar a favor de la primera y rechazar la segunda.
La Proposición 45 tiene el fin de ampliar el poder del Comisionado de Seguros para que pueda aceptar o...
CONTACT Jamie Court & Carmen Balber
El Segundo, CA -- Blue Shield policyholders joined with bedside nurses from the California Nurses Association, consumer advocates and other supporters of Proposition 45’s rate relief measure to deliver a pickup truck of steer manure to Blue Shield’s offices.
The Proposition 45 supporters said they were simply returning some of the same...