Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Schwarzenegger reverses direction

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed a sweeping plan to mandate universal health care in the nation's most-populous state, putting forth measures that would require employers to pay into the health-care system as well as tax hospitals and doctors to help offset medical coverage's spiraling costs.

[The whole story can be found in today's WSJ.]

Last year, Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill by California's Democrat-controlled legislature that was not much different from what he is now proposing himself.

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