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NJ Legislature sends $35.3 billion state budget to Christie
After months of hearings and debate, a $35.3 billion state budget landed on Gov. Chris Christie’s desk Thursday, courtesy of a pair of party-line votes in the New Jersey Senate and Assembly.
Assembly Backs Singleton Measure Condemning Use of the Confederate Flag
The General Assembly on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Troy Singleton condemning the official use of the Confederate flag and urging any states that still support the image to officially do away with all references to it.
NJ Assembly and Senate panels advance Democrats' $35.3 billion budget
New Jersey Democrats advanced their party’s $35.3 billion budget out of committees Tuesday with party-line votes that reflected Republican opposition to the plan’s proposed tax increases and Democrats’ commitment to making a larger pension payment than what Gov. Chris Christie proposed.
PLAN TO PREVENT UNEXPECTED MEDICAL BILLS STALLS, BUT BACKERS STILL HOPEFUL
Lawmakers want info on impact on small urban hospitals and state budget, while head of state’s biggest insurer says issue must be high priority
Bill inspired by Cinnaminson firefighter's death reworked
Legislation inspired by a Cinnaminson firefighter's sudden death and his family's ensuing loss of health coverage has undergone significant revisions but is poised for a possible Assembly floor vote.
Regulation on out-of-network emergency room visits long overdue in N.J.
In New Jersey, health insurers create networks with hospitals and providers that agree to accept set prices. The aim is to offer their members reasonably priced health care.
NJ Assembly approves bill to regulate chemical found in Moorestown wells
A bill seeking to establish a safety standard for an unregulated chemical found in two local wells appears to be on the fast track to reach Gov. Chris Christie’s desk this month.