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Virtua Acquires Lourdes Health System

Virtua has acquired Lourdes Health System in a transaction that has the potential to reshape health care in South Jersey. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Murphy, Signing $38.7B Budget, Slaps At Lawmakers With Sweeney Nearby

TRENTON — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a $38.7 billion state budget on Sunday, using his line-item veto power to cut $48.5 million in spending items and promising to freeze up to $235 million in other costs until he is convinced the state will have enough revenue to support the added expenses.

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New Jersey Will Soon Run Its Own Obamacare Insurance Site. How Has The Health Care Law Treated N.J. So Far?

Obamacare may still face challenges at the federal level, but New Jersey just took a major step to bolster the Affordable Care Act at home.

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After The Death Of 11 Kids, NJ Nursing Facilities Must Come Up With A Plan To Deal With Future Viral Outbreaks

In response to the delays in reacting to the deadly virus that swept through a New Jersey pediatric care facility last fall leading to the deaths of 11 children, the Senate approved a measure Thursday that would require nursing homes to develop emergency response plans.

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Multi-State Complaint Alleging Generic Drug Price Fixing Conspiracy Unsealed

Unredacted emails offer look at alleged conspiracy to inflate prices, nix competition

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Amendment To House Bill Could Help Fund Joint Base Overpass Project

Securing funding to build an overpass on Route 539 by the joint base has become a top priority for Reps. Andy Kim, Donald Norcross and other members of New Jersey’s congressional delegation, as well as state and county lawmakers. But Friday’s amendment to a House budget bill marked one of the most promising developments to date.

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Troy Singleton Offers Possible Compromise On Tax Incentives

In a statement released last week, the Burlington County Democrat put forward a framework for a potential compromise that would allow the existing incentives programs to remain in place but with several reforms designed to make them more transparent and accountable.

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Compromise Reached To Expand NJ's Medical Marijuana Law

Governor worked with legislative leaders to reach a deal that will eliminate tax, shift oversight and add delivery options

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Ørsted’s Ocean Wind Project Wins BPU Nod

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities on Friday unanimously granted the state’s first award for offshore wind to Ørsted’s Ocean Wind project, giving the company the opportunity to build 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind in federal waters, according to the board.

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Bill Requiring Reports On Drug Manufacturing, Dispensing Information Clears Committee

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Troy Singleton, D-7th District, that would require pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors to report certain manufacturing and dispensing information, cleared the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee on Tuesday.

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