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Our view: Carrizo Plains monument not right for development

By   /  Friday, August 11th, 2017  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Our view: Carrizo Plains monument not right for development

Now that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has begun removing some of the 21 land-based national monuments from consideration for energy or other commercial development, he should add the Carrizo Plains National Monument to his list of protected sites. In recent days, Zinke has indicated that the Upper Missouri River Breaks in Montana, Moon National Monument Read More →

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ACA repeal worries Central Coast health care executives

By   /  Friday, May 19th, 2017  /  Central Coast Health Watch, middle  /  Comments Off on ACA repeal worries Central Coast health care executives

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Dubroff: End of merger proposal leaves health care future up in the air

By   /  Thursday, May 18th, 2017  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Columns, Latest news  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: End of merger proposal leaves health care future up in the air

Henry Dubroff

The debate over the future of health care — in the nation and in the region — comes down to a single question. Is health care a competitive marketplace where price guides choices, or is it a regulated marketplace much like a public utility? That question remains unanswered nationally as Congress grapples with how to Read More →

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Diagnosis bleak if Affordable Care Act repealed

By   /  Friday, January 13th, 2017  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Diagnosis bleak if Affordable Care Act repealed

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Small business backlash fueled Trump’s victory

By   /  Friday, November 11th, 2016  /  Editorials, Latest news, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Small business backlash fueled Trump’s victory

When the Business Times asked Labor Secretary Tom Perez last spring if the Obamacare mandates, new overtime rules and other new regulations amounted to a war on small business, he dismissed us with a wave of the hand. “Predictions of disaster amount to exactly that,” he said. On Nov. 8 the disaster arrived. And it Read More →

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California needs reforms to create stable future

By   /  Friday, November 13th, 2015  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on California needs reforms to create stable future

Now that California is back, maybe it’s time to think big. That’s the theme of a talk that economist Chris Thornberg has been giving up and down the coast. The founding partner of Beacon Economics gave the latest version of his remarks at the Central Coast Economic Forecast in San Luis Obispo on Nov. 6. Read More →

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Dubroff: One doctor’s take on the state of Obamacare in 2015

By   /  Friday, April 3rd, 2015  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Columns, Latest news, Opinion, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: One doctor’s take on the state of Obamacare in 2015

Sansum Clinic CEO and Medical Director Dr. Kurt Ransohoff shares notes from inside the a White House conference on Affordable Care Act issues.

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