SacBee: 9th Circuit says California illegally cut medical aid to poor

John William Springs, a retiree who gets nearly $12,000 a year in Social Security and disability checks, is $1,300 above the poverty threshold: officially, not poor.

By Denny Walsh dwalsh@sacbee.com Published: Saturday, Jul. 6, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 3A Last Modified: Monday, Jul. 8, 2013 – 7:57 am A federal appeals court Friday struck down California’s 2009 cuts of health care for the rural poor, which were made to save money while the state was in the throes of a budget crisis. The … Continue reading

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