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Californians approve of healthcare reforms, fear effect of state cuts on services, new poll finds
Los Angeles Times

Californians are more likely to support President Obama’s healthcare overhaul than the rest of the country and fear the impact of state budget cuts on health services, according to a poll released late Wednesday by the nonprofit Public Policy Institute of California. “Despite what appears to be mounting opposition at the national level, that is not affecting Californians’ attitudes,” said Gerald Kominski, professor of health services at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, after reviewing the poll results.