Listen: David Ortiz, California, Fellers discussed on KNX Evening News
"It's eleven thirty eight a study by transparent California finds healthcare plans for public workers across the state are about fifty percent more expensive than average Robert Felder executive director transparent California tells KNX these inflated plans don't even necessarily benefit workers and cost taxpayers more than three billion dollars a year elected officials need to really be taking a close look at this if anything the government should be able to get better rates because you know especially if they do rate pulling in there are large government agencies you should be able to swim and to get better rates than the average person he says healthcare plan providers over charge government agencies because they know the agencies will simply pay Fellers has passed group me of some agencies led them to get cheaper plans that are just as beneficial the workers so more scrutiny will probably get the same results. the voter experience in Los Angeles county will look a lot different next year the county is going from traditional polling places open only on election day to having vote centers open ten days in advance voters can also go online and use the interactive sample ballot make their selections and get a code that can be scanned into the new ballot marking device paper ballots will then be printed and cast the paper ballot is what gets counted this device does not retain any record of the votes cast LA county registrar recorder dean login this is a process it's been a decade in the making and it's really been focused on improving and reimagining the voter experience through the perspective of the voter everyone is welcome to try the new system out with a mock election being held across the county on September twenty eighth and twenty ninth in Norwalk Margaret Carrero can extend seventy news radio former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is reflecting on his brush with death three months ago he got shot on a night club in the Dominican Republic doctors had to do emergency surgery removing his gall bladder and intestines what he was able to travel to Boston a few days later he underwent more surgery speaking about it publicly for the first time big papi says the physical scar from the shooting and surgery or a constant reminder of what he's gone through every time you step on the merry make it think about this moment. but I sent dying to tell you how lucky. I am also police in the Dominican say Ortiz was not the intended target and the motive of the shooting remains a mystery we've got roadwork key aides in east LA on the five north near the seven ten we'll see a that's affecting your driving for but it's it's eleven forty one it's time to break the cycle of waste and mass time to stop accepting to the way things have been done by the way."