Jordan Rau

Kaiser Health News

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Senior Correspondent at Kaiser Health News; former staff writer in the Sacramento Bureau of the Los Angeles Times

Jordan Rau on KCRW

Despite widespread alarm, the risk of infection by the Ebola virus has been virtually non-existent in this country so far.

When a Hospital Is a Dangerous Place to Be

Despite widespread alarm, the risk of infection by the Ebola virus has been virtually non-existent in this country so far.

from To the Point

In May, California voters will be asked to ratify the  $42 billion tax increase and spending-cut program  worked out by Governor Schwarzenegger and squabbling legislators of both…

Another Budget Shortfall Impacts Politics and Schools

In May, California voters will be asked to ratify the $42 billion tax increase and spending-cut program worked out by Governor Schwarzenegger and squabbling legislators of both…

from Which Way, L.A.?

California, the Golden State with the world's eighth largest economy, faces a $42 billion deficit in the next 18 months and is about to run out of money.

California to Lay Off 20,000 State Workers

California, the Golden State with the world's eighth largest economy, faces a $42 billion deficit in the next 18 months and is about to run out of money.

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States all over the world are ramping up surveillance, as people seemingly willingly give up whatever civil liberties they have left in the name of safety.

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