11/5/05 - Black Politicians Say Mailer Distorts Support

"It's almost as if there was a deliberate attempt to confuse voters," said Assemblyman Mark Ridley-Thomas, a Los Angeles Democrat who was featured in the mailer but opposes Proposition 78. "They are being very, very naughty. And they deserve to be spanked by voters."
- Los Angeles Times, November 5, 2005

11/4/05 - Drug Firms Gave Money to Some Who Endorsed Proposition 78
Los Angeles Times

Proposition 79 would provide affordable prescription drugs to at least 8 million Californians, using the purchasing power of the state to leverage enforceable discounts from the prescription drug companies.

Proposition 79 is endorsed by major health, senior and consumer advocates. Not the drug industry. And not trial lawyers.

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11/3/05 - Lawmakers complain about photos on drug company-funded
San Jose Mercury News
11/3/05 - Lawmakers call brochure on drug initiatives misleading Oakland

10/28/05 - Big drug companies' Rx for victory Los Angeles Times
10/24/05 - Editorial: How to lower the cost of drugs San Francisco Chronicle
10/22/05 - Prop. 78 backers outspend Prop. 79's Contra Costa Times
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Paid for by Yes on 79, FPPC ID # 1279270. Yes on 79, a coalition of consumer, senior, labor and health organizations.  Major funding by Proposition 79 is sponsored by Consumers Union of U.S., Inc., and the Alliance for a Better California, educators, firefighters, school employees, health care givers and labor organizations Committee. Also supported by AARP California, California Alliance for Retired Americans, Health Access California, Congress of California Seniors, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, and CALPIRG. It is supported by many health, consumer and senior organizations. Click here for a full list of endorsers.