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California to protect health benefits for young immigrants

Aug. 22, 2022 20:58 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — About 40,000 low-income adults living in the country illegally won't lose their government-funded health insurance over the next year under a new policy announced Monday by California Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration. California already pays for the...

Newspaper condemns conservative survey name tied to company

Jul. 19, 2022 15:28 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The newspaper in Maine’s largest city is decrying the use of its parent company name in a national conservative group’s political survey. The name of the American Principles Project survey — “Maine Today & Public Insight” — led some to believe...

California first to cover health care for all immigrants

Jun. 30, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California on Thursday became the first state to guarantee free health care for all low-income immigrants living in the country illegally, a move that will provide coverage for an additional 764,000 people at an eventual cost of about $2.7 billion a year. ...

California lawmakers OK budget; most taxpayers to get refund

Jun. 30, 2022 01:25 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Wednesday approved a nearly $308 billion spending plan that includes money to cover abortions for women who can't afford them and the health care costs for low-income adults living in the country illegally while sending cash payments to most...