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Legislative Advocacy

Assemblyman Rob Bonta Calls for State Civil Service Reforms

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today,the largest union representing licensed physicians and dentists, the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD), announced the introduction of Assembly Bill 657. The legislation authored by Assemblyman Rob...

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UAPD Endorses Tax on Sugary Beverages

The CCSF doctors UAPD represents are dedicated to safety net medical care and public health. A survey of the Union membership in advance of the 2014 San Francisco “soda tax“ proposition yielded 96% support for that measure. With Berkeley’s approval of a...

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Anti-MICRA Ballot Measure Qualifies for November Ballot

The anti-MICRA ballot measure has officially qualified for the November 2014 ballot.  Drafted by trial lawyers, the ballot measure is seeking to change current law to file more medical lawsuits against health care providers.  If they get their way, medical lawsuits,...

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