Tag: drug

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

After trying to raid its surplus, Christie nominates long-time friend Brown for Horizon’s board

Governor Chris Christie is proposing his long-time friend Michele Brown to sit on the board of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Save Jerseyans. The Friday morning announcement comes shortly after Christie sought legislative support to seize the insurer’s Read More

Assembly will not support Christie plan to raid Horizon reserves for drug treatment

TRENTON — Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto said Tuesday “there is no appetite” in his House to pass a bill Gov. Chris Christie wants that would take $300 million from the state’s largest insurance company’s coffers to fund drug treatment programs. Read More

Christie Shouts Down Protesters In Shrewsbury

Governor Chris Christie commemorated the opening of the Seabrook House outpatient drug treatment facility in Shrewsbury this morning by shouting down “NIMBY” protesters from the neighborhood who are not happy that the facility is located 200 yards from an elementary 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

OOPS: Liberal Hero Booker Slights Sanders, Sides with His ‘Big Pharma’ Donors

Liberal populism is cute, and fun, and tweetable until reality inevitably sets in, Save Jerseyans. And the Pharmaceutical industry starts cutting checks. You may not know this but, earlier this week, our old friend U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-Twitter) took a ton of Read More