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Fate Of Our Freedoms Relied On 9 People

Fate Of Our Freedoms Relied On 9 People

  By Melissa Martin The vaccine mandates were challenged in the highest of the highest place for the prevailing of justice, the U.S. Supreme Court. The battle commanders fought against vaccine mandates: patriots, heroes, liberty-lovers. Legal eagles with a deep-down-to-the-bone knowing in their knowers. Peaceful avengers of the U.S. Constitution. These American citizens and their […]

California Lawmakers Introduce Massive Tax Hike To Fund Single-Payer Healthcare For All Residents

California Lawmakers Introduce Massive Tax Hike To Fund Single-Payer Healthcare For All Residents

California lawmakers introduced a bill that would fund single-payer healthcare through new income, payroll and business taxes, part of a push by California politicians to roll out the country’s first single-payer system.  ACA 11, which includes a gross receipts tax on businesses, a payroll tax on employers and employees, and a personal income tax increase […]

California Govt. Spends 6th Most Per Capita On Health Care In U.S.

California Govt. Spends 6th Most Per Capita On Health Care In U.S.

Mike LaFirenza The COVID-19 pandemic has put unprecedented strain on the U.S. health system over the last two years. With hospitals and providers facing heavy workloads, a fractured supply chain, and labor shortages, the system is continuing to struggle as the Omicron variant brings the newest, largest wave of COVID cases yet. These challenges are […]

California Spends The 4th Most On Welfare

California Spends The 4th Most On Welfare

In its first year, the Biden Administration has embarked on an aggressive domestic agenda intended to offer a variety of economic support to lower and middle class Americans. The American Rescue Plan, passed in March, included direct payments to U.S. households, new investments into safety net programs like food stamps and unemployment, and increases to […]

“Moderates, “Centrists”, “Independents”

“Moderates, “Centrists”, “Independents”

I am aiming this piece toward all of the “moderates, “centrists”, and “independents” out there because I believe that they are the only ones who have any kind of an open mind about politics these days. As a 1960s Bobby Kennedy-style of a “LIBERAL Democrat,” I believe that many of today’s “Progressive Democrats” are losing […]

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Updates Fee Waiver Requirements

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Updates Fee Waiver Requirements

WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has revised Form I-912, Request for Fee Waiver, by removing the means-tested benefit criteria that was previously used as a factor in determining whether an applicant was exempt from paying for filing fees or biometric services. Individuals may still request a fee waiver if their documented annual household […]

How California Skims Federal Medicaid Payments To Fund A Powerful Union

How California Skims Federal Medicaid Payments To Fund A Powerful Union

By SAM HAN and WILL SWAIM | The Orange County Register Originally published on October 30, 2017  . Home caregivers serving Medicaid patients in California are being shortchanged and, chances are they don’t even know it. Medicaid pays for elderly and disabled individuals who need support with activities of daily living to receive support at home from a caregiver. […]

ICYMI: Santa Clarita Valley Signal: Steve Knight’s Use of Alternative Medicaid Facts

ICYMI: Santa Clarita Valley Signal: Steve Knight’s Use of Alternative Medicaid Facts

Bryan Caforio Op-Ed Calls Out Knight for Trumpcare’s Devastating Cuts to Medicaid Santa Clarita, Calif. – After voting for Trumpcare in May, Congressman Steve Knight continues to claim that nobody on Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program, will lose their health care, despite the more than $800 billion in cuts to the program. As the Senate drafts […]

California’s 12,209,605 Medicaid/CHIP Enrollees Outnumber Populations of 44 States

California’s 12,209,605 Medicaid/CHIP Enrollees Outnumber Populations of 44 States

. . By Stephen Frank Congratulations to President Brown and his Sacramento buddies.  California now has as many people on Medicaid as there are people in 44 other States.  California has taken the title, easily of the POVERTY/WELFARE capitol of the United States. “- The number of people enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health […]

Medi-Cal boom strains doctors and budgets

Medi-Cal boom strains doctors and budgets
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