Ending the Lifetime Ban on Public Assistance Will Help Set California on the Right Track

Here’s a quick question: When an inmate has completed his or her sentence and is released from prison, which would you rather they do? a)      Get training and a job, becoming part of the legal economy, or b)      Return to…
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Medi-Cal, California’s New Budget, and that Controversial Study

New study results from the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment were released last week and similar to what I reported back in May, the results are creating controversy in the media – a controversy that has some connections to California’s just-released 2014-15 budget. For…
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Not-for-Profit Hospitals & Community Benefit: The Way Forward

On November 20th, Greenlining hosted a dynamic briefing on not-for-profit hospitals’ community benefit, co-sponsored by Assemblymembers Bob Wieckowski (25th District) and Rob Bonta (18th District) and focusing on how not-for-profit hospitals must be more transparent and invest more community benefit…
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