Tag: medicaid

Even as premiums rise, N.J. declares controversial Medicaid expansion a success

One of Governor Chris Christie’s least popular decisions with Republican and conservative circles was his February 2013 decision to accept a federal Medicaid expansion. “This ‘cost shifting’ contributed to increases in the costs of employer and individual health insurance plans. Read More

Sorry, Pallone: Obamacare is NOT what’s driving falling uninsured rates

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie assented to a Medicaid expansion back in February 2013, Save Jerseyans, one of the first issues that drove a wedge between the then-prospective GOP presidential candidate and national Republican Read More

Christie vetoes abortion industry stimulus package on eve of campaign launch

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog His changes to New Jersey’s gun law permitting process are getting the most attention this morning, Save Jerseyans, as first reported here at Save Jersey, but Governor Chris Christie also issued absolute vetoes of 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