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State Senate committee votes to subsidize health care for immigrants here illegally
Orange County Register

A California Senate Health Committee voted 7-0 Wednesday to expand health care coverage for all Californians, regardless of their immigration status.

The bill by Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, would expand Medi-Cal eligibility for immigrants here illegally who are income-eligible.

It is one of 10 bills that aims to expand the rights of people who are living illegally in the country and offer them additional protections.