Doubts over California health plan grow
Los Angeles Times, January 23, 2008
On the eve of a major legislative hearing, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's healthcare overhaul has won so little support that the Democratic leadership may have to alter a committee's makeup for the measure to pass. A report by the nonpartisan legislative analyst's office questions some of the plan's fiscal assumptions, and estimated that by the fifth year of operation, the plan would be spending $300 million more than it was raising.