Posts Tagged: sustainability

Opinion

Wanted: More funding for higher education

Students near the Powell Library on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles. (Photo: David A. Litman, via Shutterstock)

OPINION: It has often been said that a budget is not just a series of numbers, but a reflection of our values. As products of California’s public higher education system, we applaud Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recently proposed budget that moves us closer to the values California outlined decades ago by making public higher education more accessible to students. But there is still work to be done.

Opinion

The advantage of a trusted health benefits partner

The headquarters of the California Public Employees Retirement System in Sacramento. (Photo: Sabrina Clare)

OPINION: The U.S. health care system is in a moment of reckoning. No one pretends to have the perfect solution. But there is something consumers can agree on: More transparency is needed. Consumers and their employers, which insure 49 percent of American health coverage, are demanding to know exactly what goes in to their health care costs.

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