New Jersey Senate to vote on out-of-state medical coverage

    The New Jersey Senate is expect to vote today on part of the states’ public worker health care legislation. Already passed Thursday by the Assembly, the portion of the bill calls for the state’s public workers to be allowed to use out-of-state medical care providers.

    Christie is expected to sign that bill, as well as the one that calls for public workers to pay for part of their health care premiums based on income. Under the legislation, workers would also pay more into their pensions.

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