Bill to Cover CA Undocumented Children Passes Another Hurdle
A measure to extend Covered California coverage to undocumented children in the state is over a significant hurdle. Senator Ricardo Lara's amended bill received the approval of the Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday. Originally, it extended Medi-Cal ...
Scaled-back immigrant healthcare bill clears key fiscal panel
Rather than extend Medi-Cal--California's healthcare coverage for the poor--to all eligible adults regardless of immigration status, as originally proposed, the amended bill by state Sen. Ricardo Lara would set up a limited enrollment healthcare program.