Assembly member Luis Alejo (D-Watsonville) got a grand total of seven seconds to speak at Tuesday's Assembly Committee on Health hearing before he was interrupted.
"AB 900 eliminates the 10% Medi-Cal reimbursement rate cuts for all Medi-Cal providers … " Alejo started to say.
"Move the bill," said committee member Roger Hernández (D-West Covina). And before Alejo could speak again: "Second!" said Assembly member V. Manuel Pérez (D-Coachella).
That set the tone at Tuesday's hearing, which saw a unanimous, bipartisan approval of Alejo's bill. Read more here.