Newsom’s extensive healthcare promises is easier said than done

Dan Walters with a serious expression

Five years ago, while running for governor, Gavin Newsom pledged to transform California’s medical care into a single-payer system similar to those in Canada and Western Europe. DanWalter Cal Matters Opinion Newsom backed the single payment legislation, which had been passed by the state Senate, saying there was no reason to wait. I’m tired of … Read more

Newsom’s sweeping health care promises to Californians remain elusive

Newsom's sweeping health care promises to Californians remain elusive

In summary Five years ago, Gavin Newsom pledged to support a single-payer healthcare system, but has since backed down. The universal coverage he now advocates has also become an elusive target. Five years ago, while running for governor, Gavin Newsom pledged to transform California’s medical care into a single-payer system similar to those in Canada … Read more