Improving the Health of All Californians

CHEAC is dedicated to the promotion, protection, and improvement of the health of all Californians while addressing the unique health needs of our local communities.

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California Legislature Meets Bill Introduction Deadline, Assembly Announces Select Committees Chairs

Today is the final day for the California Legislature to introduce bills for the 2019 Legislative Session. Over 1,800 bills have been introduced this year, covering an expansive range of topics and subject areas. The Senate and Assembly Desks remain open today and are expected to continue processing bill introductions into the weekend. The CHEAC…

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Senate Rules Committee Confirms Susan Fanelli to CPDH Post, Appointment Moves to Full Senate

This Wednesday, Susan Fanelli went before the Senate Rules Committee for her confirmation hearing for the role of Chief Deputy Director of Policy and Programs for the Department of Public Health (CDPH). Ms. Fanelli discussed her strong commitment to decreasing health disparities, her desire to optimize the health and well-being of all Californians and her…

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Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee Holds Hearing on Affordable Housing and Homelessness

Yesterday, the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee convened a hearing to discuss affordable housing and homelessness in California. During the hearing, the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) began with framing the housing affordability and homelessness issue in California, sharing several high-level details also provided in their recently published reports (see below). The LAO indicated that…

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