18 Total Quotes

Gary Karr Quotes

The eyes of the state of New Jersey are on the commission for awarding (Republican state senator) Martha Bark no-show contracts and giving three-quarters of a million dollars to the Strategy Group (a lobbying firm once led by Republican state Chairman Tom Wilson) ... We can't renominate a commissioner who didn't bring that to light. We can't do that.
Gary Karr
#Eyes

The bridge commission has become a prime example of unethical behavior and cronyism. The individuals we have put forth are all capable of serving as a watchdog to protect the interests of the people and ensure that taxpayer money is not wasted on patronage no-bid contracts.
Gary Karr
#Behavior

We want to make sure people know they don't have to decide today, tomorrow, even Monday. There's a little bit of a concern that some seniors feel like they have to make a decision today. Of course, enrollment doesn't even begin until Nov. 15.
Gary Karr
#People

People can go to senior centers, people can call a local number, or go to a local event to get the help they need, ... Because it is clear that some will need expert assistance. We just can't rely on press releases out of Washington to do it.
Gary Karr
#People

I can't go to a tool and put in my drugs and find out which plan gives me the cheapest drugs. I can't do that at all. This, however, does allow you to do that.
Gary Karr
#Drugs

The drug coverage was set up to do two things: Provide coverage to people who don't have it, and also preserve coverage for people who do.
Gary Karr
#People

Many states are reporting they really don't have any problems. Most of the pharmacies seem to be reporting to us that things were easier this week than last week.
Gary Karr
#Problems

We are examining our systems to make sure there is not some hole where people are not getting picked up.
Gary Karr
#People

This is going very well. It's not a magic system.
Gary Karr
#Magic

Even if it's apparently limited to that group, it's not acceptable. These people need to have their medications.
Gary Karr
#People

We certainly acknowledge there have been some problems. This is a $30-$40 billion program. It's a big transition for many people.
Gary Karr
#Problems

We are working on a new safety net process as a backstop, ... Somebody who has Medicare and Medicaid can go to the pharmacy and show proof and get his or her prescription filled.
Gary Karr
#Safety

It's important to know that a lot of people will never reach the $2,250 amount. None of this applies to the Medicare beneficiaries who qualify for extra help because they will have no premiums, no deductibles, and no gaps in coverage.
Gary Karr
#People

We are working on a new safety net process as a backstop. Somebody who has Medicare and Medicaid can go to the pharmacy and show proof and get his or her prescription filled.
Gary Karr
#Safety

There are going to be people who are in the program who haven't applied for the low-income subsidy.
Gary Karr
#Income

Over the long haul, we believe the states will save money.
Gary Karr
#Money

As I understand it, every state was asked to participate in this lawsuit. The vast majority obviously did not.
Gary Karr
#Majority

There are just a lot of companies competing for business in California. It's a robust market.
Gary Karr
#Business