Skip to comments.Gov. Christie to announce expansion of Medicaid in budget speech, sources say
Posted on 02/26/2013 10:46:30 AM PST by Perdogg
Gov. Chris Christie will expand the state's Medicaid program to cover 300,000 uninsured New Jersey residents, The Star-Ledger learned today.
The governor's new budget, which he plans to unveil at joint session of the Legislature this afternoon, also relies on state revenue growth of 4.9 percent and delays some property tax rebates for local taxpayers, according to three sources with knowledge of the budget plan who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
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How much higher can NJ revenues go until the goose is dead?
The GOP has many volunteers to be 0bama footstools and doormats.
Well I sure hope he didn’t sell his ample butt to Obama by the lb. That’ll put another whole generation into debt.
Isn’t this the same Christie that many are touting as the Great Conservative Hope?
He will make a fine running mate for the hildabeast in 2016.
It’ll be fun in four years when he’s running for President and slinging insults at far better conservatives than anything he could hope to be.
Maybe it’ll finally toughen some people up on the right.
Is he doing this to spite conservatives?
If the New World Order elites want him to be prez he will be. We taxpayers determine nothing at this level of corruption.
Spend spend spend.
I hear working for a living or being a citizen is overrated anyway.
Well, then they’ll do it without my vote.
Medicaid costs are squeezing the states.
Christie is the latest GOP Governor to accept 100% federal funding of Medicaid. It was too good a deal to turn down.
How about looking at it this way: why not? Obamacare is headed for a fiscal and manpower cliff so why not pile everything into it?
It gives the states additional money, but of course the citizens of the states furnish this money through federal taxes.
If the various governors are worried about their reelection then the state’s citizens must be considered a driving force at least equal to that of the governors.
I live in NJ and can’t wait to campaign against this guy. Each day he shows more and more signs of being a lib.
GOP governors in Blue States are trying to get re-elected.
They’re not stupid. They read the election returns last November. They’re only doing what voters who re-elected Obama want.
This is the same Chris Christie who said recently that he agrees with Cuomo “About 98 percent of everything he says” I am so glad that CPAC didn’t invite this progressive turd from speaking..and that is what Christie is, he is NO Republican..he is a fat clone of Obama
Quote: “GOP governors in Blue States are trying to get re-elected. Theyre not stupid. They read the election returns last November. Theyre only doing what voters who re-elected Obama want.”
Is that what Christie was doing when he gave Obama a late election photo op that helped (in small part) create those election results? The mistake that these governors in Blue States always make, that RINO’s always make, is assuming that in a blue state, democrats will cross the line and vote for a Republican. Lemme tell ya, if Chris Christie had personally rebuilt every house destroyed by Sandy, the people living in those houses would say, “thank you” and promptly march to the polls and pull the lever for the “D” as per their programming.
The key to victory in a blue state is tapping into voter discontent with the other side (you know, the thing that gets the R in the office in the first place). But guys like Christie just can’t do that because once he gets into office he gets all “reachy acrossy the aisley” and simply can’t attack his new “good friends” on the other side of the aisle. Meanwhile, his “good friends” on the other side of the aisle will be kicking him right in the nuts.
Christie is what I’ve always said he is: A fat-ass, Lou Costello look-a-like F’ing RINO.
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