The Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee moved the ObamaCare Medicaid expansion (S2644) yesterday setting the stage for a full vote in the senate likely before the summer recess.
Voting in favor were:
Voting against were
There was one abstention from Jeff Van Drew (D-01).
AFP testified against the bill, pointing out that the expansion is expected to cost New Jersey $1.5B over the first ten years and add to the state’s growing debt.
The NJ Assembly has yet to take up a companion bill on the ObamaCare Medicaid expansion. AFP will keep you posted as to when the bill is taken up in committee.