California just passed a plan to become the first state in the country to provide taxpayer-subsidized health care to all of its illegal immigrants as part of a deal between the legislature and Governor Gavin Newsom.
The coverage is expected to cost the state $2.4 billion annually for approximately 4.4 million illegal immigrants, but somehow the Democrats in charge think this is a good thing for the state and its legal residents.
“With these new investments, California will become the first state to achieve universal access to health care coverage,” Newsom said in a statement.
The plan is supposed to start in 2024. The state already offered taxpayer-funded health care to its elderly illegal immigrants and those up to age 26.
California has seen the exit of many businesses and big corporations because of its high taxes and onerous regulations, so where they are going to get another $2.4 billion a year is a mystery.
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