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Trucks transport containers at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California on May 12, 2010. The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which together make up the nation's busiest shipping container complex,  are expected to see a 10.2 percent increase in container traffic this year, with the value of good and services rising about 9 percent to over USD 308 billion.  The upward trend comes on the heels of a nearly 18 percent plunge in container traffic at the ports in 2008. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Billions Of Dollars At Risk As West Coast Port Contract Ends

The West Coast ports that are America’s gateway for hundreds of billions of dollars of trade with Asia and beyond are no stranger to labor unrest and even violence.

06/22/2014

President Obama Addresses The Nation During State Of The Union Address

California Obamacare Enrollees Exceed Projections By Nearly 100K

Overall, the Obama administration had projected California would enroll 1.3 million during the first enrollment period, which began Oct. 1. Covered California said the state had set a target of around 830,000.

04/17/2014

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Final Deadline Arrives For Health Exchange Sign-Up

It’s not just tax day. Tuesday also is the two-week extension deadline to sign up for health coverage through California’s insurance exchange.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2014

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KNX 1070 Investigation: More Calif. Doctors Illegally Charging Insured Patients Extra Fees

A growing number of California doctors are charging their insured patients extra fees to cover everyday office expenses – a practice that’s illegal under most health care policies, according to KNX1070’s investigative reporter Charles Feldman.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/10/2014

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Health Coverage Sign-Up Deadline Extended 2 Weeks

Consumers who were unable to create an account or start their application because of technical problems have until midnight on April 15 to finish their applications.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2014

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Local Congressman Lauds Affordable Care Act On 4th Anniversary Of Signing

Opponents of the Affordable Care Act (like Texas congressman Ted Cruz) insist it will be a job killer.

03/22/2014

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Local Restaurant Adds Surcharge To Tabs To Pay For Employees’ Healthcare

A local restaurant has added a surcharge to every tab in order to pay for its employees’ healthcare.

02/17/2014

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Obamacare Enrollment In California: Over 150,000 So Far

Over 150,000 residents of California have successfully enrolled so far. California has more than seven million uninsured residents.

12/23/2013

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Covered California Rejects Obama Plea To Keep Canceled Policies Active For 1 Year

“There’s no way to make the federal law work without this transition to ACA-compliant plans,” board member Susan Kennedy said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2013

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Councilman Curren Price Holds ACA Meeting For Small-Business Owners

L.A. City Councilman Curren Price organized the Affordable Care Act town hall meeting for small businesses on Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

11/18/2013

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35K Sign Up During First Month Of California Health Insurance Exchange

California’s health insurance exchange led the nation in enrollments during its inaugural month of operation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/13/2013

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Romneycare Vs. Obamacare: Key Similarities & Differences

Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?

11/13/2013

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