Under an agreement between Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democrat lawmakers in the state legislature, low-income adults between the ages of 19 and 25 living in the state illegally would be eligible for California’s Medicaid program, known as Medi-Cal.
The deal emerged as part of a broader $213 million budget and would take effect next January.
Walker, a former Pro Bowler who played 12 seasons in the NFL, tweeted his disapproval with the plan.
“Not to point fingers at California, but why would you give free healthcare to illegal immigrants when your streets are littered with homeless legal residents, trash, and tents. California is a beauitful place, so let’s keep it that way,” Walker wrote. – read more