Sacramento Business Journal: Report says California governments don’t reveal full spending

  Christopher Arns Staff Writer-Sacramento Business Journal California’s governments spend more money than we think, according to a new report released this week. The California Public Policy Center, a right-leaning nonprofit think tank, found that state and local governments spend a combined $365 billion in the fiscal year ending in 2011 — about 19 percent of the … Continue reading

California Healthline: Less Hidden Information by Exchange Under New Bill

by Angela Hart (Guest Contributor) The Senate Committee on Health this week unanimously approved a bill requiring the state’s new health insurance exchange to divulge more contracting information to the public. Current rules allow Covered California to keep contracts confidential for a year and to conceal financial data indefinitely. The exchange also has authority to conceal other … Continue reading

California Healthline: DHCS Transparency Bill Moves Forward

by Angela Hart (Guest Contributor) The Senate Committee on Health this week approved a bill that would set new standards of accountability and transparency at the Department of Health Care Services. AB 209 by Assembly member Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) received unanimous committee approval Wednesday and now heads for a Senate floor vote, the step before … Continue reading

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