One LA Wins $6 Million in Additional Funding for Health Coverage Expansion

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 22:15

One LA Wins $6 Million in Additional Funding for Health Coverage Expansion

The morning after an assembly in which hundreds of San Fernando Valley leaders of One LA leveraged commitments from District 3 candidates to ensure sufficient funding for the ‘My Health LA’ program, the LA County Board of Supervisors voted to invest $6 Million inadditional dollars for the program.

One LA estimates that the added funding will expand coverage by 35 to 40 thousand individuals.  This victory comes months after the organization identified millions of County dollarsthat could be used to cover more uninsured people, including undocumented County residents.

One LA leaders and allies were on hand for the vote.

LA County Supervisor Rivals Sheila Kuehl Bobby Shriver Debate TonightLA Times

LA County’s Top Health Official Shows Compassionate SideLA Daily News

One LA Urges Supervisors to Cover the UninsuredAngelus – The Tidings Online

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