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Curing what ails health care districts
San Mateo Daily Journal

Now what? Less than a week after an Assembly committee convened to discuss the role of health care districts in public health, San Mateo County Assemblyman Rich Gordon and Health System Chief Jean Fraser are both optimistic the hearing was more than lip service. Three districts, including one in San Mateo County, were represented at the hearing along with officials who said they should do more. Legislators heard disparate opinions about health care districts that no longer operate hospitals but maintain taxing authority.