Gov­er­nor New­som is propos­ing to spend $98 mil­lion a year to pro­vide med­ical cov­er­age to low-income immi­grants between the ages of 19 and 25 who are liv­ing here ille­gal­ly.  Fur­ther, the State bud­get pro­pos­al added those who were 65 or old­er.  The Assem­bly next said it would cov­er every­one over the age of 19.  The Gov­er­nor said that the $98 mil­lion has now become $3 bil­lion.  The Assem­bly bill has passed 44–11 and now goes to the Senate.