State Sen. Roy Brown Ready to Opt Out of Health Care Plan

By Beacon Staff

Former Montana gubernatorial candidate and current state Sen. Roy Brown, R-Billings, is already planning to introduce legislation that would allow the state to opt out of the federal health care reform plan being discussed in Congress. From KTVQ:

He and several other Republican legislators say the House bill will add 60,000 to 80,000 people to Medicaid in Montana, something Brown calls “a budget buster for Montana”.

So, the Republican says he will introduce legislation that takes back control for the state. “20 different states across the country are already looking into this very situation, where their states could opt out of what’s going on in Washington, D.C.” Brown said.

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