California Update for Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Apr 10, 2018

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• Health advocates and labor groups are pushing for a plan they say would lower health care costs, but pushback from physicians and insurance providers is already springing up.

Gov. Jerry Brown speaks at an annual crime victims event on the steps of the California state Capitol on Monday, April 9, 2018. Afterward, Brown declined to answer reporter questions about President Trump's National Guard border deployment request.
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• Gov. Jerry Brown has the legal right to reject President Trump’s request to deploy California National Guard troops to the Mexican border. But there are reasons for Brown to consider approving it, despite Trump’s deep unpopularity in the state.