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Water board officials want to limit TCP, a former pesticide ingredient and human carcinogen that has contaminated water supplies. Groundwater in other states is contaminated as well.
Gov. Jerry Brown said he will work with other governors and lawmakers to prevent a loss of federal health dollars that could “devastate” the state’s budget.
Legislation would raise payments for Denti-Cal providers, using revenue from the state tobacco tax recently passed by California voters.
Enrollment is nearly double where the state expected to be at the seven-month mark.
The proposed compromise would avert $1 billion in budget cuts but still must be approved by a two-thirds majority in the legislature.