Senate Republican Leader Bates Issues Statement on Passage of Government-Run Health Care Proposal
SACRAMENTO – Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement after Senate Bill 562, a government-run health care proposal, passed today in the California State Senate.
Critics have highlighted the failures of SB 562 in several articles published in the Sacramento Bee and the Los Angeles Times. According to a Senate analysis, SB 562 would carry a staggering price tag of $400 billion annually and an assumption of a 15% payroll tax on Californians’ paychecks. Continue reading