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As the federal Obamacare repeal debate drags on, California Assembly speaker Anthony Rendon is calling for a universal health care solution.  But how will it differ from the single-payer plan that he blocked in June?  Capital Public Radio's Sammy Caiola explains.

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California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon has laid out a path forward for universal health care legislation -- but not the single-payer bill he sidelined earlier this year.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

The Democratic and Republican leaders of the California Assembly are both facing revolts from party activists.  As Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, the leaders' actions on high-profile issues have infuriated grassroots liberals and conservatives.

The leader of the California Assembly says he does not have plans to take up the state single-payer health care proposal passed by the state Senate earlier this session.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

Now that the California Senate has passed a single-payer health care bill, supporters and opponents are wondering if it would actually make it easier for Californians to get health care.  Capital Public Radio's Sally Schilling explains.

The California Senate has advanced a bill that would create a statewide single-payer universal health care system.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports on yesterday's (Thursday) two-and-a-half hour debate.

Backers of a bill to create a single-payer health care system in California are for the first time suggesting how it might be paid for.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

$400 billion.  That's the first estimate of how much it could cost to create a statewide single-payer health care system in California.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.

The California State Legislature is considering a bold proposal to substantially remake the state's health care system by eliminating insurance companies and guaranteeing coverage for everyone.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.