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Cate: Bad law’s my specialty–And prop 46 is bad!

Taxpayers on the hook for billions, Matt Cate knows what he is talking about

Former CDCR Secrattorney Matt Cate.

Former CDCR Secrattorney Matt Cate.

Giving the taxpayers what they want, not what they need
Richard Krupp, PH.D

While watching TV a couple of nights ago I was at first startled to see the face of Matt Cate, former Secretary of Corrections speaking on behalf of some political group opposing Proposition 46. Though he did not introduce himself to the viewing audience, his name did appear in the right hand corner at the bottom of the screen. He looked very serious. He was saying something about taxpayers being on the hook for something.

I checked on-line and found out the following:

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the No on 46 campaign announced it has launched a new 30-second TV ad featuring Matt Cate, Executive Director of the California State Association of Counties (CSAC), expertly detailing the high cost of Proposition 46 to state and local governments and, ultimately, taxpayers. The ad is running statewide.

In the ad, Matt Cate says: “Proposition 46 would increase state and local government health care costs by ‘hundreds of millions of dollars annually.’ In fact, Prop 46 will increase our total healthcare costs by billions in just a few years. . . And taxpayers like us will be on the hook for it.”

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