(NASHVILLE, Tenn.), November 1, 2013 — State Senator Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) announced today that he will appear at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library in his district at 1:00 p.m. in protest of the visit of the Department of Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Senator Kelsey will also voice his opposition to Medicaid Expansion in Tennessee.
“Given the failure of Secretary Sebelius in designing the healthcare.gov website, I am 100% opposed to her designing an Obamacare Medicaid expansion plan for Tennessee.”
Sen. Kelsey is the sponsor of Senate Bill 804, filed to block Medicaid expansion in Tennessee. 15 of the 33 state Senators are signed on the bill as co-sponsors. The bill is scheduled to be heard in January at the first meeting of the Senate Finance Committee.
Sen. Kelsey represents Cordova, East Memphis, and Germantown. He serves as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.