Tag: prices

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

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

Op-Ed: Federal sugar subsidies a bitter pill for New Jersey to swallow

By Erica Jedynak _ Washington is at it again. Without regard for small businesses and local economies, the federal government continues to prop up yet another distorted market, this time punishing local food manufacturers trying to compete on a level 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

The Infuriating Iraq War Miseducation of an Obamaphile

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There’s plenty that I find utterly and depressingly confounding about ideological liberalism, Save Jerseyans, but nothing makes me reach for the Aspirin so quickly in recent days as when I hear an Obamaphile try to explain (or rationalize) Read More