Our new California Assembly Speaker John Perez visited the editorial board of the Los Angeles Times late last week.
While acknowledging that he has voted for unthinkable cuts, and that there will be awful cuts going forward, the Speaker showed some impressive knowledge and passion about some of the health care cuts proposed in the past year. He talked personally and policy-wise about proposals to cut kidney dialysis, and about other cuts from AIDS drug assistance, and family planning.
It’s worth a listen:
Where to cut $15 billion (5:00)