Tag Archives: San Joaquin Valley

Trump’s “health plan” raises major alarms in California

Responding to President-elect Donald Trump’s “health plan” released today (https://www.greatagain.gov/policy/healthcare.html), here’s a comment from Anthony Wright, executive director, Health Access California, the statewide health care consumer advocacy coalition: “President-elect Trump’s health plan of a few paragraphs has virtually no detail, but just enough to raise major alarm about the significant threats to Medicare, Medicaid, the […]

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UC Merced could serve 10,000 students by 2020

The University of California Board of Regents approved the growth plan for UC Merced’s design and financing, along with revisions to the project’s budget and scope • The growth will allow UC Merced to serve more of California’s most talented students, many of whom are from underserved populations • Construction is expected to begin in […]

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McNerney: ‘VA medical facility at French Camp will improve health care access for veterans’

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Stockton, issued the following press release today, applauding the House vote to appropriate funds for the French Camp Community Based Outpatient Clinic for veterans: “The VA medical facility at French Camp will improve health care access for veterans in the San Joaquin Valley, and more than 60,000 veterans throughout the greater Central Valley […]

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$20,000 San Joaquin Valley health grants available

The Sierra Health Foundation Center for Health Program Management has announced the second round of funding through the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund. The fund is offering grants of up to $20,000 for new prospective grantees working to promote community health and health equity within the eight targeted San Joaquin Valley counties – Fresno, Kings, […]

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State board considers lowering gas excise tax

Members of the California State Board of Equalization will vote Tuesday on whether to lower the excise tax rate on gasoline by 7.5 cents during its 9:30 a.m. meeting at 5901 Green Valley Circle, Room 207, in Culver City. If adopted, the 28.5 cent excise tax will become effective on July 1 and last through June 30, 2016. […]

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