Category: Medicare

Mnuchin: Zero Cuts To Entitlements In New Budget

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin promised Sunday that President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal will not include cuts to major entitlement programs, like Social Security and Medicare. If Mnuchin’s comments are correct, the president would be making good on his campaign Read More

Prison Inmates Are Getting Millions In Improper Medicare Benefits

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) officials paid nearly $35 million in benefits to prison inmates in 2013 and 2014, a pattern that will likely continue, according to a new Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (IG) Read More

Christie pledged to “hug” third rail on Fox News Sunday

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s a risky plan that’s part of a larger risky strategy, Save Jerseyans, but he’s sticking to it. The latest news nuggets, including a lot more, from Sunday morning TV: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3goZGZP50O8 ________

Christie planning three more spring policy speeches

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie’s entitlement reform address is only part one of a four roll-out of sorts, Save Jerseyans, something he revealed Tuesday on the Hugh Hewitt Program. “Well, Hugh, let me tell Read More

MORE TROUBLE: Menendez’s buddy Melgen smacked with new 76-count indictment

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The plot thickens, Save Jerseyans. Is the noose tightening, too? Just under two weeks after Senator Bob Menendez (D-Ecuador, Dominican Republic) and Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen were indicted on multiple criminal counts, the feds Read More

POLL: Are you a fan of Governor Christie’s entitlement reform plan?

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Lagging badly in the early polls, Governor Chris Christie tried to leapfrog the Republican competition on Tuesday morning by pitching a bold federal entitlement reform proposal and, in so doing, putting himself Read More

Christie pitches raising Social Security retirement age to 69, instituting means testing

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Seeking to steal the limelight from Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton, Save Jerseyans, Chris Christie will deliver a promised entitlement reform speech Tuesday morning at the beginning of a multi-day swing through the Read More

Christie adds entitlement reform pitch to NH agenda

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie might be about to get in the game for real, Save Jerseyans. At least in terms of trying to recapture momentum by making a big play. “Next Tuesday,” the latest Read More