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Undocumented Kids to Get Health Coverage in State Budget

Posted June 17, 2015 by We'Ced

Calling it one of the “best” budgets the state has ever had, California Gov. Jerry Brown said the $167.6 billion dollar budget the legislature passed Tuesday would pump more money into child care and education, pay down the state’s debt by $1.9 billion and provide health care for its undocumented children.

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Health Care For All: Undocumented Lives Matter

Posted May 28, 2015 by We'Ced

Our community is not going to stop pushing for health coverage for all the tax paying and hardworking citizens of Merced County and our surrounding areas. The lives of our undocumented families, friends, and neighbors matter just as much as those lives of documented people.

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Merced #Health4All Dialogue Draws Hundreds, But No State Officials

Posted May 16, 2015 by Claudia J. Gonzalez

Over 270 people packed into the May 8 event, representing a diverse array of ethnic communities in the area. Many offered personal testimony about how they had been affected by the exclusion of undocumented immigrants from the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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Merced’s Fight for #Health4all

Posted April 27, 2015 by Claudia J. Gonzalez

Hundreds of organizers, activists, and advocates rallied last week at the Capitol in a show of support for SB 4, otherwise known as the Health 4 All. The bill, which passed the Senate Health Committee in a unanimous vote last week, would provide health insurance to all Californians, including undocumented residents.

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At Town Hall, Residents Advocate For Health Care For Undocumented

Posted March 17, 2015 by We'Ced

by Miguel Garcia Photo by Merced Organizing Project Ed Note: The Affordable Care Act has extended health care coverage to millions of Americans but has left an estimated one million undocumented California residents without coverage. Locally, health care reform advocates have estimated that nearly 25,000 residents of Merced County do not have access to regular […]

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