Shawna De La Rosa | Nov 4, 2020
Californians voted on a number of health-related poll measures together with Proposition 23 which might require kidney dialysis clinics to have an on-site doctor current whereas sufferers have been being handled. The proposition was defeated within the election with a 64% no vote. The rejection of the measure is much like the response to California Prop 8, which might have required dialysis clinics to difficulty refunds to sufferers for earnings above 115% of the prices of direct affected person care and well being care enhancements.
Proposition 14, which unofficially handed at 51% to 48.9%, will difficulty $5.5 billion basically obligation bonds for the California Institute for Regenerative Medication, which was created to fund stem cell analysis. Proposition 71, which handed in 2004, issued $3 billion in bonds to finance CIRM. The present proposition requires that CIRM spends not more than 7.5% of bond funds on operational prices. The remaining funds shall be spent on grants to teams that conduct trials, packages and analysis on stem cell remedies and for start-up prices for amenities. Californians for Stem Cell Analysis, Therapy and Cures led the marketing campaign which acquired $16.62 million as of Oct. 17. Its largest donor was Robert N. Klein II, an actual property investor and stem cell analysis advocate.
Proposition 22, permits ride-hailing firms like Uber, Lyft, Doordash and Instacart to proceed to deal with its workers as unbiased contractors and never provide them well being care and different advantages. The measure was authorised by the voters by a 58% in favor and 42% opposed.
Proposition 15 would improve business property homeowners’ taxes for holdings of $3 million. The funds could be used for public well being infrastructure, however the measure continues to be to shut to name. The measure is trailing at 52% opposed with 100% of the precincts reporting. Neighborhood clinics, nurses and Deliberate Parenthood supported the measure hoping for funds to assist rebuild the underfunded well being care system.