Tag: treatment

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

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