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Thousands chant ’stop the cuts’ at health care rally
Sacramento Business Journal

The Brown Administration has doggedly pursued cuts to the Medi-Cal program. The feds support the move. The justice system gave the go-ahead last month unless there’s an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court — but thousands of Californians showed up at the state Capitol Tuesday to chant “stop the cuts.” An enthusiastic crowd of health care execs, providers, home care workers and others jammed the west side of the Capitol to show “We are Medi-Cal” and convince lawmakers to approve legislation to roll back cuts estimated at $1 billion.