California-s Health-related Ballot Initiatives

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Five of the 16 measures on November-s ballot deal with health care from mental health to stem-cell research. Just two of them have already generated almost 4,000 commercials at a cost of 5 million dollars. TV viewers be prepared. There are going to be many more. Tonight, we-ll look at all five propositions, not by opposing the pros and cons, but by explaining what they provide, what their impact is likely to be and who-s backing each side.
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Children's Hospital Projects (Prop 61)

Mental Health Services Expansion (Prop 63)

Emergency Medical Services (Prop 67)

Stem Cell Research (Prop 71)

Health Care Coverage (Prop 72)



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton