How this young Sacramento resident feels about state’s proposed health mandate

Sacramento resident Kate Green is young and healthy and says it is not affordable for her to buy health insurance. Gavin Newsom's plan to enact a penalty for not having insurance would hurt her, she says.
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Sacramento resident Kate Green is young and healthy and says it is not affordable for her to buy health insurance. Gavin Newsom's plan to enact a penalty for not having insurance would hurt her, she says.

Sophia Bollag covers California politics and government. Before joining The Bee, she reported in Sacramento for the Associated Press and the Los Angeles Times. She grew up in California and is a graduate of Northwestern University.