“Orange County Supervisor Janet Nguyen caused an uproar this month when she abruptly proposed major changes to CalOptima, the county’s $1.3-billion program that provides medical coverage to about 430,000 poor adults and children,” according to the Voice of OC.
I wondered at the time just what the heck Nguyen was up to. Now we know. “Early this month Nguyen proposed major changes to the composition of the CalOptima board that would have given control to businesses and providers and reduced the influence of groups that represent the poor who use the medical services.”
Now that sounds like Nguyen. She is all about using government power to reward her supporters. I remember when she voted against letter grade ratings for restaurants. Sure enough, I found that she had accepted thousands of dollars from restaurants with major health violations. Continue reading