FOX 11 News LA: State Senator Calls for Health Care for Undocumented Californians

February 24, 2014

See video segment here.

"California State Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) wants to use state money to expand access to health care coverage to all Californians, even if they are in the country illegally.  Senator Lara has introduced legislation (Senate Bill 1005) that would expand Medi-Cal eligibility to people making less than $15,000 a year who can't get coverage under the national Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Covered California because they do not have legal status in the United States."

Read more: http://www.myfoxla.com/story/24808744/state-sena#ixzz2uHe1G0zB