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Committee review could reduce pedestrian deaths

For five consecutive years, Route 130 has been named the most dangerous road for pedestrians by the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, a nonprofit pedestrian advocacy group.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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OUT-OF-NETWORK BILL HITS SNAG IN STATE SENATE, LIKELY DELAYED UNTIL FALL

Commerce committee members raise concerns about arbitration proposal, possible advantage to insurers

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N.J. pension fight might not end with state Supreme Court ruling

If the state Supreme Court rules Tuesday that New Jersey's public workers have a contractual right to pension funding and orders Gov. Chris Christie to pay back the $1.6 billion he cut from the current budget, the fight may not end there.

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Assembly panel advances bill to defend NJ military bases

New Jersey lawmakers want the state to appropriate taxpayer money each year for the defense of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst and the state's other military installations.

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Christie has no receipts for quarter-million dollars in expenses

Details of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s $82,000 spending spree at NFL games remain a mystery – despite a release of expense account receipts by the governor’s office.

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EASY ACCESS TO INFO ON COSTS OF MEDICAL PROCEDURES REMAINS KEY PROVISION OF BILL

Legislation aimed at preventing surprise ‘out-of-network’ bills would no longer cap charges, but would require binding arbitration to settle provider-insurer fee disputes

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