Capitol News: Senate Health Committee Approves CTA-supported Insurance Rate Measure
The Senate Health Committee on a 7-2 vote approved CTA-supported SB 746 by Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) to implement a state review of health insurance rates in the large employer market.SB 746
aims to expose insurance companies that take advantage of the system to maximize profits. CTA believes that employers should provide health insurance to employees, but skyrocketing health insurance costs have funneled funds away from the classroom. SB 746 will help control these costs.