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New Calif. regulator vows to back federal reform
San Francisco Chronicle

As one of his first acts in office, California’s new insurance commissioner says he’ll back the national health care reform law by proposing emergency legislation to ramp up enforcement.

In an interview with The Associated Press on Monday, former state assemblyman Dave Jones said his proposed emergency regulations could take effect in as little as a few weeks, and would allow him to enforce a transition in how insurance companies use premium dollars.

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