Tag: surplus

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

Beck Warns Legislature Against Christie’s Reckless Plan to Raid Horizon’s Surplus

Governor Chris Christie‘s plan to raid Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s surplus (to the tune of $300 million!) to fund low income residents’ health insurance (part of his opioid crusade) is meeting stiff resistance under the dome, Save Read More

N.J. cops’ 2-year military surplus haul: $40M in gear, 13 armored vehicles

Police departments across New Jersey received thousands of military hand-me-downs — including 13 heavily-armored vehicles — over the past two years valued at nearly $40 million. Despite concerns about militarizing local departments, in the second half of last year alone, Read More

Kathe Right to Tackle Tedesco’s Tanks

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Bergen County isn’t officially organizing a formal army, Save Jerseyans, but it is drawing fire from the ideological right and even the anything-but-right Bergen Record for purchasing military grade vehicles and equipment. Read More