Monthly Archives: February 2016

  • California Democrats Back Plastic Bag Ban

    The California Democratic Party today voted to support California’s statewide plastic bag ban law, which will be the subject of a referendum on the November 2016 ballot.

    Delegates at the convention backed the referendum on Senate Bill 270

  • Local Health Plans of California Back MCO Tax

    By Steven Maviglio

    The Local Health Plans of California (LHPC), a group representing 16 of the not-for-profit local health plans that serve nearly 70 percent (over 7 million) of the 10.2 million Californians enrolled in Medi-Cal, today anno

  • Out-of-State Plastic Companies Gave Nearly $1 Million in January to Fight Plastic Bag Ban

    By Steven Maviglio 

    Out-of-state companies poured another $879,616 into their campaign to overturn California’s statewide plastic bag ban in January 2016, according to new data from the California Secretary of State. Out-of-state com