FILE - In this Wednesday, May 8, 2013 photo, California Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, speaks before the Sacramento Press Club in Sacramento, Calif. A California law that created an ... more 
FILE - In this Wednesday, May 8, 2013 photo, California Assembly Speaker John Perez, D-Los Angeles, speaks before the Sacramento Press Club in Sacramento, Calif. A California law that created an agency to oversee national health care reforms granted it sweeping authority to conceal spending on the contractors that will perform most of its functions, creating a barrier from public disclosure that stands out nationwide. Statements issued to the AP by his office said the bill met the constitutional test and "contains the relevant findings," while striking a practical balance between the need for confidential rate negotiations with medical plans and a board that meets in public and is covered by open-meetings law. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rich Pedroncelli, File
Thu, May 9, 2013 4:43 AM EDT