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Study: Obamacare Repeal Would Cost California $58 Billion

California progressives and crony capitalists are panicking over a new study that predicts California will lose $58 billion in Medicaid funding over the next decade if the latest proposal to repeal Obamacare is passed.

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill on March 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The news conference, which worked with the National Council of La Raza, discussed whose parents had been deported (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Kamala Harris Backs Single-Payer, ‘Medicare for All’

Rising Democratic star and 2020 presidential prospect Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) announced Wednesday that she intends to co-sponsor a bill by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to create a single-payer, “Medicare for All” health care system.

Jerry Brown cap-and-trade (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

FLEISCHMAN: GOP Votes Give Jerry Brown Big Win on Cap-and-Trade

The “shadow presidency” of California Governor Jerry Brown scored a win Monday night as eight Republican legislators crossed the political aisle and voted with most Democrats to extend a key component of the “cap- and-trade” program that has literally shifted $4.42 billion from the private sector to the government since mid-2012.

Speaker Anthony Rendon (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Senate Bill Cuts One Third of California’s Medicaid Funding

California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Los Angeles) has blamed the collapse of the state legislature’s effort to socialize the state’s $389.5 billion in healthcare spending on the U.S. Senate Republicans’ restructure of Obamacare, which threatens to “reallocate” over a third of California’s $82 billion of Medicaid funding to other states.

Eric Holder in California (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

De León, California v. Trump over Federal ‘Clean Air’ Waiver

California’s Senate President pro tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) is promising to take President Donald Trump’s administration to court if it fails to renew the federal waiver that allows California to set stricter vehicle emission standards than the rest of the nation.

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California Democrats Pass Resolutions Condemning Trump

California Democrats used Monday’s swearing-in ceremonies in the State Assembly and State Senate to introduce and pass resolutions condemning President-elect Donald J. Trump’s rhetoric and his anticipated immigration policies.

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Lawmakers Slam Californians Who Voted for Trump as Bigots

First there was Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton calling Trump supporters a “basket of deplorables.” Now, California lawmakers mourning a Clinton loss suggested that Californians who voted for now President-elect Donald Trump are supportive of “resentment, bigotry, and misogyny.”

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California Adds $2.7 Billion in Unfunded Spending

With a little over two more years left in office, California Governor Jerry Brown agreed to a $122.5 billion budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year that adds $2.7 billion of mostly unfunded new spending for welfare, schools and prisons.

Anthony Rendon (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

New California Speaker Could Be Sacramento Strongman

New term limit rules may give the new speaker of the California Assembly much more power, as Los Angeles Democrat Anthony Rendon could conceivably serve until 2024. Rendon, 48, told Bay Area public radio station KQED that his prospective longevity