Unions Fight Sale of Safety-Net Hospitals
Six safety-net hospitals in the state owned by the non-profit Daughters of Charity Health System are up for sale. But there's controversy over one of the bidders, Prime Healthcare. Hospital unions are stepping forward to voice their concerns.
Lawmakers Weigh Automatic Recounts in State Elections
Election watchers call it the doomsday scenario: a nail-biter of a statewide election with a recount process so antiquated that the whole thing ends up in court. That was the fear last month when a recount began in the race for state controller. It did not end up in court, but it did spark an effort to rewrite the law.