Whistleblowers have risked their careers to contribute to “Care Delayed, Care Denied,” a report describing an unmistakable pattern of illegal and deceptive practices in Kaiser's delivery of mental health services. (Read the full report here.)
UPDATE: Though we weren't able to pass AB 52 through the California Legislature in 2011, we worked with our friends at Consumer Watchdog to put something very similar on the ballot in 2014. Sign up on this page to receive updates when the time comes.
UPDATE: Arnold Schwarzenegger isn't governor anymore, Jerry Brown is! And thanks to Prop. 30, the California budget is now in MUCH better shape. Watch "California Closed" and then help stop the horrific budget deal that prioritizes oil company profits over children and the disabled. Tell California legislators to save lives and tax oil companies.
UPDATE: Arnold Schwarzenegger isn't governor anymore, Jerry Brown is! And thanks to Prop. 30, the California budget is now in MUCH better shape. Caught on camera: The absurdity of Arnoldbucks
UPDATE: We successfully closed the Yacht Tax loophole back in 2008! Please take a look at other more recent actions here and and join us in creating more progressive change in California and across the country.
UPDATE: Jerry Brown defeated Meg Whitman in November 2010. Hurray!
Meg Whitman won the Republican nomination for governor because she had more endorsements from the dark side of American politics. Newt Gingrich, Pete Wilson, Condoleeza Rice, Rudy Giuliani, and other members of the right-wing empire came together to promote Meg Whitman as one of their own. Meg Whitman even received -- and celebrated -- the endorsement of a man whose name is synonymous with being a master of evil: Dick Cheney.
The battle for health care reform and the public option is about to reach a decisive stage. We must ensure that Senators Boxer and Feinstein continue their support of a strong public option. Sign the letter from the Courage Campaign urging them to take leadership in the Senate.
Our television ad is not what you might expect. It's not traditional. Or typical. It's called "Insurance Jive" and it features a nurse (actor Beth Broderick of "Lost") who -- reminiscent of the Barbara Billingsley character in the 1980 movie "Airplane" -- translates insurance jargon for a hospital patient and her husband.
UPDATE: We did it! Sen. Feinstein endorsed the public option!
UPDATE: We won! All ballots cast were counted in the 2008 primary and the ballot design flaw was fixed permanently.