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Ballot initiative would target health care premiums
Sacramento Business Journal

Debate over the controversial issue of health care rate regulation came roaring back midweek. That’s when Consumer Watchdog, the Los Angeles advocacy group that makes health plans bristle, announced it has filed a proposed ballot initiative with the California Attorney General that would regulate health care premiums. The initiative goes further than Assembly Bill 52, a hotly contested rate regulation bill withdrawn by its author in the final days of the last legislative session.