California Medical Association Endorses Bill Wells for State Assembly
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2010 CONTACT: Eddie Sprecco 619-889-1348
(El Cajon) The Bill Wells for Assembly Campaign is continuing to build momentum towards the June 8th primary and announces another major endorsement in the California Medical Association (CMA). Founded in 1856, the CMA now represents more than 35,000 members in all modes of practice and specialties.
El Cajon Mayor Pro Tem Bill Wells has an established career as a Mental Health Professional and in hospital administration. His understanding of the interworking of hospitals and the broader field of healthcare delivery makes Bill an ideal candidate to speak on healthcare issues.
“San Diego’s physicians are proud to support Bill Wells in his campaign for the State Assembly. His proven record of outstanding public service combined with his professional background and experience will make him a strong advocate for the health care needs of the citizens of the 77th Assembly District” says Robert Hertzka, MD, a prominent contributor to healthcare policy and politics.
In response to the endorsement Bill Wells noted the prominence of the CMA. “The California Medical Association is a major participant in the shaping of our healthcare policies in the state. I look forward to working with the CMA to craft healthcare reform solutions that work for Californians.”
The 77th Assembly district includes: Alpine, Borrego Springs, Bostonia, Casa de Oro – Mount Helix, Crest, El Cajon, Granite Hills, Harbison Canyon, Jamul, La Mesa, Lakeside, Ramona, Rancho San Diego, San Diego, San Diego Country Estates, Santee and Winter Gardens.