Curtis Jordan: Spend taxes on citizens, not foreigners

February 19, 2014 

Regarding “Bill offers health plans to undocumented” (Feb. 15, Page A3): Senate Bill 1005 by Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, is a slap in the face of every American citizen.

Our Medicare money is for citizens of California, not foreigners here illegally. Also, we do not need to start another state agency to sell insurance to someone who should not be here in the first place. We need to spend our tax money wisely, not on nonsense such as this. Lara should be presenting bills which help legal citizens of California.

Perhaps he should pay for this bill out of his own pocket instead of taxpayers’ pockets if it is passed.



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