Latest Bill to Repeal Obamacare Could Cost California Billions

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Senator Lindsey Graham (2nd R), R-SC, stands with Senator Bill Cassidy (L), R-LA, Senator Dean Heller (2nd L), R-NV, and Senator Ron Johnson (R), R-WI, to announce their legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare through block grants on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on September 13, 2017.  (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Sources close to Milo Yiannopoulos say he plans to call off "Free Speech Week" at UC Berkeley, next week's series of speakers organized by a conservative student-run publication. We get an update from the university.

Then for the rest of the hour: Republicans are making a last push to repeal and replace Obamacare before a congressional deadline at the end of this month. The Graham-Cassidy bill would shift money from states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act to those that did not. If passed, California would be one of the hardest hit states, potentially losing tens of billions of dollars over the next 10 years. Forum talks about what's in the bill, what it would mean for California and the politics behind it.

Guests:
Dan Mogulof, assistant vice chancellor of public affairs, UC Berkeley
April Dembosky,
 health reporter, KQED's The California Report
Susan Davis, congressional reporter, NPR
Grace Marie Turner, president, Galen Institute
Mark Herbert, California director, Small Business Majority

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