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Mike Genest

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Former director of the California Finance Department; head of Genest Consulting, which analyzed the insurance exchange bills for the California Chamber of Commerce

Mike Genest on KCRW

President Donald Trump released his budget blueprint today.

How Trump's budget affects housing and the environment in California

President Donald Trump released his budget blueprint today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Two bills on Governor Schwarzenegger's desk would make California the first state to establish an insurance exchange under President Obama's healthcare reform.

Health Insurance Exchange in California

Two bills on Governor Schwarzenegger's desk would make California the first state to establish an insurance exchange under President Obama's healthcare reform.

from Which Way, L.A.?

It's more than three weeks into the new fiscal year, but the state legislature with Democrats in the majority has  not passed a budget .

Schwarzenegger Threatens Minimum Wage for State Workers

It's more than three weeks into the new fiscal year, but the state legislature with Democrats in the majority has not passed a budget .

from Which Way, L.A.?

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