Monday, May 22, 2017

California lawmakers discover single payer would cost twice as much as the state budget

Via Billy

It's a whole heck of a lot more money than exists in California's state budget currently. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California is a big state with a nearly $200 billion annual budget. It's also a liberal state, where some lawmakers want to create a universal single-payer healthcare system.

Today, they got an estimate from the state's legislative analysts of how much such a system would cost: $400 billion per year. 


  1. I live in a state run by a bunch of Morons. :(

    1. :) I lived there from '75 after the Fall of Saigon until '95, so don't feel pregnant. :) Where do you live?