Tag: addiction

Christie Keeps Pushing to Siphon Cash from Horizon to Fund Drug Treatments

Credit: Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen Gov. Chris Christie Gov. Chris Christie has not abandoned his controversial quest to secure hundreds of millions of dollars from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, New Jersey’s largest health insurer, to fund drug addiction programs and Read More

CHRISTIE WORLD: Fmr. Corzine Campaign Manager’s Firm (Which Helped Sell Gas Tax Hike) Lands $15 Million Anti-Addiction Campaign

There’s only one party in Trenton, Save Jerseyans. It’s been that way for years. Here’s more proof (which you may’ve missed on Friday): Politico is reporting that the widely-reported upon $15 million public contract for an anti-addiction advertising/public relations campaign Read More

Maybe It’s Not Healthy to Reduce Addiction to a Disease?

As Governor Chris Christie continues his expensive campaign to rehabilitate his political career by tackling drug rehabilitation, Save Jerseyans, I thought it’d be prudent to take a step back and look at this entire situation from a different perspective. Challenging premises Read More

One N.J. Legislator Stood Alone Against Trenton’s Costly Addiction Mandate

Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but his judgment; and he betrays instead of serving you if he sacrifices it to your opinion.” – Edmund Burke — Governor Chris Christie‘s ongoing mission to rehabilitate his political career by Read More

No, N.J. Republicans shouldn’t follow Christie down this rabbit hole!

Chris Christie‘s 2017 ‘State of the State’ obviously wasn’t a state of the state in any meaningful sense because, as was evident to anyone listening, most of the major issues impacting average New Jerseyans were ignored. It was a ‘State of Read More

Trenton’s Anti-Addiction Crusade Distracts From Its Own Addictions

The opiate/heroin addiction crisis is undeniable both in terms of its scope and the human wreckage it’s leaving in its wake, Save Jerseyans. Let’s stipulate that from the get-go, okay? It’s good that people with titles think it’s important and it’s good Read More

Bye, Bye, Obamacare — and Other Scourges of 2016

The year 2017 is already looking better than last year. A number of health challenges in 2016 sapped our time, worry, energy, and cash flow. The biggest stories of the year included the Zika scare, pot legalization, the opioid crisis, Read More

Christie, at 31% approval, will pitch turning old prison into drug rehab center

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog With his approval rating languishing at the 31% mark in a newly-released Fairleigh Dickinson Public Mind poll, Chris Christie will reportedly double-down on his drug addiction pet issue in today’s state of Read More