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The Price Of Health Care Really Is More Expensive In NJ. Here's The Proof.

Hospital admissions in New Jersey declined nearly 20 percent between from 2012 to 2016, a trend that should have made the overall cost of health care cheaper.

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Chesterfield Fire Districts Planning To Merge Next Year

Chesterfield Fire District No. 1 and Fire District No. 2 will merge in February after residents in both districts elect a new five-member Board of Fire Commissioners to govern the new consolidated fire district, as well as a consolidated budget and tax rate, officials said.

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NJ Gets Report Card 'F' For Lack Of Parity In Insurance Coverage Of Mental Health

Advocates give New Jersey — and more than half of other states — a poor grade for failing to support and enforce federal law.

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ROI-NJ Reveals First-Ever Health Care Influencers List

It’s time for our first ROI Influencers Health Care list. It’s just like the old power list we used to put together … well, except that everything has changed.

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Lawmakers Say We Pay Too Much For Prescription Drugs. We Agree | Editorial

A New Jersey lawmaker thinks you're paying too much for Lyrica, a popular medication that treats nerve and muscle pain.

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Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Designating October 3rd As "Sergeant Dominick Pilla And Corporal Jamie Smith Day"

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed SJR75 into law, which designates October 3rd of every year as “Sergeant Dominick Pilla and Corporal Jamie Smith Day.” 
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PARCC Peace Breaks Out: Compromise Is Reached On High School Testing

Commissioner Repollet and State Board of Education agree on fewer tests, more flexibility. Questions remain.

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Reversal Of Course On Controversial Brewery Regulations

A contentious directive, meant to severely limit the activities of craft breweries in New Jersey, has been suspended after a large outcry.

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NJ Lawmakers Seek More Control Over Price Of Prescriptions

Taking a page out of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ book, state Sen. Troy Singleton wants to peg cost of drugs here to what drug companies charge in some industrialized countries.

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Latest Opioid Data: Good And Bad News For New Jersey

Fewer prescriptions are being written in the Garden State but overdose deaths show no sign of abating.

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