Accident and Insurance Industry Able to Slow Support on Bill to Regulate Health Insurance Rate Increase

Jeffrey ErnstFriedman | June 03, 2011

June 3, 2011 - Yesterday the California Assembly passed AB 52, which would regulate increases in health insurance rates. The bill passed 45-28, with seven lawmakers not voting. No Republicans voted in favor of passage, and Richard Pan was the lone Democrat who voted against passage.

Methodology: A MapLight analysis of contributions to campaigns of Assemblymembers in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2010. Campaign contributions data source: