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  • High-priced jail phone calls: $15 to talk to your daughter

    Growing up, Blossom Sergejev was lucky if she talked to her mother once a week. Usually it was once a month. Even then their conversations ended almost as soon as they started. She and her brother and sister had a timer to make sure all three got their fair...
  • Llamadas telefónicas de alto precio en la cárcel: $15 para hablar con su hija

    Al crecer, Blossom Sergejev tenía suerte si hablaba con su madre una vez a la semana. Por lo general, era una vez al mes. Incluso entonces, sus conversaciones terminaron casi tan pronto como comenzaron. Ella, su hermano y su hermana tenían un temporizador para asegurarse de que los tres...
  • Paying too much for health insurance? New subsidies announced

    ANA B. IBARRA CalMatters Californians enrolled in health coverage this year will qualify for substantial savings as $3 billion in federal aid kicks in, including for people who are currently getting no subsidies. Covered California, the state’s insurance marketplace, on April 12th opened a special enrollment period that allows...
  • ¿Paga demasiado por un seguro médico? Nuevos subsidios anunciados

    Los californianos inscritos en la cobertura de salud este año calificarán para ahorros sustanciales a medida que entran en juego $3 mil millones en ayuda federal, incluso para las personas que actualmente no reciben subsidios. Covered California, el mercado de seguros del estado, abrió el 12 de abril un...
  • Poll: Quality Child Care Expensive, Hard to Find in CA

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The child-care crunch in California is real, and advocates for families are pressing the state to make quality a priority, in addition to quantity. This fall, Gov. Gavin Newsom is set to release a long-awaited master plan for quality early care...
  • Encuesta: Cuidado infantil de calidad es caro, difícil de encontrar en CA

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – La crisis del cuidado infantil en California es real, y los defensores de las familias están presionando al estado para que haga de la calidad una prioridad, además de la cantidad. Este otoño, el gobernador Gavin Newsom lanzará un plan maestro...
  • WHY GENERIC DRUGS ARE HIGH PRICED

    One of the concerns of public policy is finding a way to deliver heath care services at a reasonable cost. There is much resistance to the creation of programs which would deliver health care services as a right because of the resistance to any and all changes by the...

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