California eyes universal health insurance

SACRAMENTO Calif. Restaurateurs in California who employ more than 10 people would be required either to provide health insurance or pay 4 percent of their payroll to a special fund under a proposal aired Monday night by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The fund would be used to reduce the price of health insurance for California residents and immigrants - legal or illegal - who are not provided with the benefit through their jobs.

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