Covered California to Guarantee Health Insurers’ Profits to Save Obamacare Exchange

Covered California is so desperate to keep insurance companies on its Obamacare exchange that the state plans to guarantee profits to the giant corporations. Breitbart News reported early this month that despite the annual inflation rate of only 1.6 percent, Covered California is Continue reading Covered California to Guarantee Health Insurers’ Profits to Save Obamacare Exchange

Increase the homeowners exemption to improve housing affordability

California is in a housing crisis. The cost of housing — both for purchase and rental housing — is too expensive. Ineffective public housing policies and anti-growth policies that impede even reasonable development projects have choked supply in a high-demand Continue reading Increase the homeowners exemption to improve housing affordability

Pensions: The high cost of ‘socially responsible’ investment policy

SACRAMENTO – A newly released report from the California Public Employees’ Retirement System confirms that, fulfilling the Legislature’s directive to divest from coal-related investments, the pension fund has now largely exited from coal stocks. But as news reports this week suggest, this Continue reading Pensions: The high cost of ‘socially responsible’ investment policy

Summer of discontent continues to rage for California progressives

The California progressive movement’s summer of discontent continues, with anger still on display over the abrupt withdrawal of a single-payer health care bill and over the May election of a party insider as California Democratic chairman. This week, the Associated Continue reading Summer of discontent continues to rage for California progressives