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Dramatic expansion in health care rules pronounced dead
Capitol Weekly

A measure granting state regulators more control over the rates health care plans charge has stalled in the Senate, ending its chances for passage this year.

It’s the second high-profile Assembly bill in as many days to be blocked by the upper house. Assembly Speaker John Pérez’s measure to unincorporate the City of Vernon was defeated Aug. 29.

That’s how things go in the hurly-burly, up-and-down, back-and-forth of the final days of the Legislature’s annual session, which, this year, ends Sept. 9.