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Sacramento County, state expand health care for immigrants in the country illegally
Sacramento Business Journal

Both Sacramento County leaders and state lawmakers this week approved funding to provide health-care benefits to immigrants in this country illegally. The county expects to spend $6.6 million to help about 3,000 adults. The state move will cost $40 million to help 170,000 children. Sacramento County will restore services it cut in the recession, while the state of California looks to expand care to a sector of the population that’s eligible for only limited benefits, like emergency services.

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