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Robert N. Pollin says in LA Times that a single payer health insurance system for California would be about 18 percent less expensive than the current system and could be paid for with a 2.3 percent increase in business and sales taxes

Robert N. Pollin, Distinguished Professor in economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute, says a single payer health insurance system for California would be about 18 percent less expensive than the current system and could be paid for with 2.3 percent tax increases in sales taxes and business. (Los Angeles Times