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Medicaid expansion clears committee

The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee Tuesday voted to release S-2644, a bill to expand Medicaid eligibility in the state to residents earning up to 133 percent of the federal poverty line. The federal government will pick up the cost of that expansion for three years, and 90 percent of the costs the following three years.

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Christie announces approval of 1.8B Sandy recovery plan

On a cold and rainy day that marks six months since Hurricane Sandy struck, Gov. Chris Christie today visited businesses and greeted residents on Bay Avenue in Highlands, before he and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced HUD’s approval of New Jersey’s plan to spend $1.8 billion in federal grants on...

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