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    January 11, 2019

    By  CalChamber, January 11, 2019
     
    Newly inaugurated Governor Gavin Newsom began the week presenting his vision of “a California for all” on January 7, then took steps to implement pieces of that goal.

    His first act as 40th Governor of California was to sign an executive order to create the largest single purchaser for prescription drugs and allow private employers to join the state in negotiating prices. He also announced other actions aimed at reducing prescription drug and health care costs (see story).

    His first budget, unveiled on January 10, includes funding to help families afford health care premiums.

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