Prop 33: Mercury Insurance's Lemon is a Tough Sell
by Richard Holober, Executive Director, Consumer Federation of California
, California Progress Report
September 25th, 2012
...And its billionaire chairman is spending a fortune on Prop 33 to make it easier to manipulate the marketplace and cherry pick the customers it wants, while raising rates for millions of Californians, including motorists with perfect driving records.
Health insurance rebates due next week across California
by Claudia Buck
, Sacramento Bee
July 25th, 2012
Consumers across California will be getting rebate checks from their health insurers next week - one of the first tangible results of the federal health care overhaul. About 1.8 million Californians will be getting money back, either directly or through a reduction in their monthly premium.