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Follow the money on health insurance regulation?
San Francisco Chronicle

Last week’s committee approval of a controversial measure that would allow the state regulators to reject excessive health insurance rate increases was anything but certain — and campaign contributions may shine some light on just how contested this bill has become.

Authored by Assemblyman Mike Feuer, D-Los Angeles, and supported by Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, a Democrat, the bill has been the subject of intense behind-the-scenes lobbying in recent weeks.