Tag: drug

Gropacus keeps griping about drug prices (after voting to keep’em high)

By Matt Rooney _ We heard a ton about biotech power house Celgene and its drug pricing during last year’s U.S. Senate battle between Bob Menendez and Bob Hugin, Save Jerseyans, but it’s back in the news this week after Read More

Taking a hard look at the man trying to destroy Bob Hugin

By Matt Rooney _ Bob Hugin is a self-made millionaire, Save Jerseyans, but this year’s U.S. Senate GOP nominee, a former marine, is taking heavy oncoming fire from a liberal billionaire in his quest to unseat Bob Menendez (D-Severely Admonished). Read More

NJSEN: Hugin rebuts Menendez’s cancer drug smear with tearjerker character assessment

MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. — Bob Menendez has voted to make drug prices more expensive, rejecting efforts to allow the import of cost effective alternatives. “Corrupt, career politician Senator Menendez’s election conversion on these issues won’t fool New Jersey voters. The fact that Read More

Oops: Murphy owned stock in N.J. GOP Senate candidate’s much-maligned cancer drug company

TRENTON, N.J. — Despite abusing his power to protect one of America’s most notorious Medicare scam artists, Bob Menendez is working overtime to make an issue out his presumptive Republican opponent Bob Hugin’s tenure at cancer drug titan company Celgene. Read More

In the N.J. Senate battle over drug pricing? Bob Menendez is unarmed.

By Matt Rooney _ Bob Menendez may be on record as ‘saddened’ by the lengthy prison term facing his long-time friend and donor Salomon Melgen, Save Jerseyans, but should anyone be? More to the point: where does Menendez of all people get off Read More

VIDEO: Hugin talks drug prices, beating Bob Menendez on CNBC

NEW YORK, NY — One day after launching a campaign to unseat U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), former Celgene CEO Bob Hugin, a Republican, visited CNBC to discuss his candidacy and pledge a focus on healthcare reform should he win Read More

Trump attacks Merck after CEO quits president’s board in protest

TRENTON — The head of a New Jersey pharmaceutical giant resigned in protest from a White House advisory board Monday, prompting President Donald Trump to attack the company on Twitter. Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier stepped down from the American Manufacturing Read More

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