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Insight: Costs of Fire Season / Medicaid Block Grants / Crazy For You / Midtown Cocktail Week


Cost of Fire Season California cut Cal Fire's budget by more than $30 million last year and $27 million this year, but the state still needs to fight fires.  So what happens in years of excessive fires?  Where does the money come from when the state's firefighting budget runs dry? 
 
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Medicaid Block Grants Paul Ryan's budget plan has the potential to change California's implementation of Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.  He wants the states to use block grants instead of cost sharing and eliminate the ACA. We'll explore how this would work, how it would affect Medicaid recipients and if it's even possible. Dylan Roby, Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management UCLA Fielding School of Public Health joins us.
 
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Fires Update  A brief update from Cal Fire on some fires currently burning in California.
 
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Crazy For You Music Circus' Final Show of the Season, Crazy For You, begins rehearsals Monday, August 20.  We'll speak with the shows' director, James Brennan, who was the last person to play the lead, Bobby Child, in the Broadway production.  Crazy For You runs August 28 through September 2. 
 
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Midtown Cocktail Week Bartenders around Sacramento will be mixing, blending, and competing against each other for the next few days as the 5th annual Midtown Cocktail Week gets shaking.  We'll hear from bartenders participating in different events this week and they'll teach us the secret to mixing a perfect drink.  Andrew Calisterio is a bartender at the Grange Restaurant and Bar, Amy Battaglia is a bartender at Golden Bear, and Ian Beightler is a bartender at Hot Italian.
 
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Monday, August 20, 2012
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