The State Worker Newsletter

Preventing ‘patient dumping’ in California

Arlan Lewis sits in Friendship Park on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 in Sacramento. Lewis, 77, says he was “dumped” from a Woodland hospital to the Union Gospel Mission in Sacramento.
Arlan Lewis sits in Friendship Park on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 in Sacramento. Lewis, 77, says he was “dumped” from a Woodland hospital to the Union Gospel Mission in Sacramento. rpench@sacbee.com

In case you missed it:

A new bill would try to limit hospital “patient dumping.”

Tony Mendoza is suing the California Senate.

A proposal to ban tackle football until high school has plenty of critics.

Women in California are jumping into races for seats held by male lawmakers accused of sexual harassment.

The immigration issue is a political hot potato for Kevin McCarthy.

Sen. Steve Glazer, D-Orinda, wants to expand the renter’s tax credit in California.

Glazer also introduced a bill Wednesday to allow state workers a choice when it comes to joining CalPERS.

From the opinion pages:

Steve Poizner, who is running again for state insurance commissioner, adds some spice to the race, writes Bill Whalen.

California must protect its video game industry, Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell, writes.

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