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State must protect local safety net in health care reform implementation
Inside Bay Area

In just five months, California will start to enroll millions of previously uninsured residents under the Affordable Care Act. Much uncertainty remains as the 58 counties of the most populous state in the nation take on the monumental task of reaching out to a new population. As a county supervisor and a member of the California State Association of Counties Executive Committee, I see firsthand how this historic law will impact our whole community: working families, business owners and the uninsured.