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160822Flanagan

Increased EpiPen Costs Causing Some Patients Frustration

8-22-16
EpiPens deliver life-saving epinephrine for people with allergies. The price has more than doubled since 2008, and can now top $600 for the EpiPen sold in two-packs.
160822Delmore

Cafeteria Workers Push for New Contracts

8-22-16
Representatives from six districts are bargaining for a contract that includes quality, affordable health care and increased wages.
160818Cruz

Christie Executive Order Puts General Funds into Play for TTF Projects

8-18-16
Gov. Christie issued an executive order to use money from the general fund for emergency road, bridge and mass transportation work. The Assembly speaker says that will put a hole in the budget.
160818Hetrick

AC City Council Fails to Dissolve Municipal Utilities Authority

8-18-16
The city council of Atlantic City failed to pass a measure to dissolve the Municipal Utilities Authority, which is a condition of the $73 million bridge loan from the state.
160818Vannozzi

New Jersey’s ‘New Face’ of Homelessness

8-18-16
Although homelessness is down, the number of unsheltered individuals has increased. That’s people living on the street, under bridges and in their cars.
160817Schmertz

Paterson Council Approves Mayor’s Tax Levy Plan

8-17-16
Although Paterson Mayor Jose Torres was on vacation and residents called for the council to hold a no-confidence vote on his leadership, members of the council approved the mayor's tax levy plan for the city.
160816Vannozzi

Laid Off Construction Workers Demonstrate Over TTF Shutdown

8-16-16
With no vote planned for Transportation Trust Fund legislation, construction union members will continue demonstrations at the office of every elected legislative official in the state until an agreement is reached.
160816Schmertz

NJ Received $59M from Pharmaceutical, Medical Device Industry in 2015

8-16-16
According to a report by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, 23,000 doctors and health care professionals in New Jersey received payments ranging from as little as a penny to more than $4 million from the pharmaceutical and medical device industry.
160816Stainton

NJ Spotlight Reporter Talks About Investigation into Meadowlands Hospital’s AmeriMama Program

8-16-16
The AmeriMama program at Meadowlands Hospital entices pregnant Russians to deliver their babies here, making the babies eligible for U.S. citizenship.
160815Vannozzi

Investigation: Meadowlands Hospital Entices Russian Women to Give Birth in NJ

8-15-16
A recent investigation by NJ Spotlight unveiled Meadowlands Hospital in Secaucus has been marketing its services to Russian women online, enticing them to spend thousands on travel packages to give birth in New Jersey. It's a practice known as birth tourism.