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Covered California’s board should resist Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones’ call for a delay
Sacramento Bee

Republicans have been gloating since President Barack Obama botched the rollout of the federal health exchange website and then offered states the option of extending for a year policies that don’t comply with the act.

Not surprisingly, Republicans are seizing the opportunity to raise money for the 2014 election.

More surprising is that California’s insurance commissioner, Dave Jones, a Democrat, is using the act as a fundraising vehicle, charging donors up to $5,000 in San Francisco last Friday for an “intimate discussion regarding California’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act.