New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a critic of President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul, reversed course to seek a Medicaid expansion in his $32.9 billion spending plan proposed as he pursues re-election.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a critic of President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul, called for expanding Medicaid in his state as he proposed a $32.9 billion spending plan ahead of his re-election bid.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will say next week how he’ll pay for the first phase of a 10 percent income-tax cut for the second-wealthiest U.S. state’s residents even as he deals with as much as $1.3 billion in higher costs for pensions and debt.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will have to raise payments into the state’s pension system if he wants to win lawmakers’ approval of his proposal to overhaul the plan, the top Democrat on the Assembly Budget panel said.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s record poll numbers for his handling of Hurricane Sandy may fall before next year’s election as he faces high unemployment and a revenue crunch in a state where Democrats hold a 3-2 edge over Republicans among registered voters.