So far, 2021 is the worst year on record for abortion restrictions.
Conservative radio talk show host Larry Elder, one candidate in the recall election, has called the “ideal minimum wage, $0.00. Really?! Given the sky-high stakes recall election, we can't tune out.
Vote NO on the recall. It’s dangerous for our communities! "My people are dying. With the spread of the new COVID-19 Delta variant and the widespread disinformation and misinformation campaigns aimed at deterring people from receiving the single most effective life-saving tool against the virus – the vaccine."
On July 27, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a historic state budget agreement extending telehealth to Medi-Cal patients and expanding access to health care for millions of Californians.
At Capitol Week with CA legislators, we had to ask Sen. Melissa Hurtado why she refused to hold a hearing on a bill that would provide much-needed financial assistance for pregnant and post-partum Californians who have very low incomes.
COVID proves value of permanently funding telehealth services. "All telehealth services must be equally funded as a matter of justice. We urge health care policy makers to listen to patients and health care providers– and do no harm."
The change promotes healthier pregnancy outcomes and improved maternal mortality rates.
For people with low incomes seeking abortion services, expensive co-payments or sky-high deductibles create huge health care inequities that make it impossible for them to get the care they need.
Telehealth breaks down barriers like navigating work, childcare, and transportation. Patients at community health centers, like Planned Parenthood, should have the same access to telehealth as everyone else.