While California is reeling under a homeless epidemic that has been labeled a serious crisis, Governor Gavin Newsom has decided to spend more of the state’s taxpayer funds on providing even more healthcare coverage for illegals.
The move has many people scratching their heads in wonder at the sort obtuse idiocy that seems to characterize Newsom. In fact, the efforts to recall him have increased.
California governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced his state spending plan to extend health care coverage to illegal immigrants who are seniors under California’s Medi-Cal program, a part of his most recent effort for statewide health care coverage.
“The Budget also moves the state toward universal coverage and furthers cost containment goals by expanding full-scope Medi-Cal coverage to low-income undocumented Californians aged 65 and above,” Newsom’s office wrote in a statement.
During his tenure, Newsom has proven his commitment to spend taxpayer money on partisan agendas. Last July, California expanded Medi-Cal coverage for low-income illegal immigrants between the ages of 19 and 26 after expanding coverage in 2016 for all children under the age of 18, including minors who are illegal immigrants.
In October, Newsom signed a bill to force all public university campuses to provide abortion pills for students.Top of Form
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Medi-Cal is funded by the state as well as the federal government, but federal funds do not cover the cost of health care for illegal immigrants so the taxpayer-funded coverage will come from the state’s pocket.
So, the hard-working citizens of California will be forced to subsidize a group of invaders even further, while they are also forced to watch crime, disease, and homelessness increase.