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In Aftermath of GOP Health Care Bill Defeat, Dems Hope For Compromise

3-27-17
Since the Republicans' American Health Care Act failed to garner enough support, Democrats are hoping to work with them to improve the Affordable Care Act.
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American Health Care Act Has Been Pulled

3-24-17
Speaker Paul Ryan announced that the Republican ACA replacement plan will be pulled after failing to get enough votes to pass.
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Menendez Keeps Focus on Budget Battles, As Legal Battle Looms

3-24-17
Sen. Menendez was making deliveries in an attempt to highlight that the president's budget priorities could mean curtains for the Meals on Wheels program.
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Kidney Disease is Ninth Leading Cause of Death in New Jersey

3-24-17
Nearly 1,500 New Jersey residents died from kidney disease in 2014 alone. Males have a higher death rate than females.
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Rep. Leonard Lance Talks ACA Replacement Bill

3-23-17
President Trump and the Republican controlled Congress may be facing their first major political setback. The American Health Care Act crafted to replace Obamacare doesn't appear to have the votes to pass.
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Debate Over Moving Camden Methadone Clinic

3-23-17
The methadone clinic in downtown Camden is being sold for development. A new treatment center will be built a mile away across the street from a homeless shelter and a vacant lot where methadone clients say there is an open-air drug market.
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Booker Blasts President’s Budget, Health Care Priorities

3-20-17
Sen. Cory Booker is traveling to speak out against the president's proposed budget.
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Report: Newark Improved in Providing Kids Health Care

3-17-17
The Advocates for Children of New Jersey annual Newark Kids Count report shows that as of 2015, only 6.5 percent of Newark's kids were without health insurance coverage.
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Hospitals Worry About Increased Charity Care with Proposed ACA Replacement

3-16-17
Fair Share Hospitals Collaborative Executive Director Jennifer Mancuso says though member hospitals provide $123 million worth of charity care each year, they're reimbursed just $12 million. And that cost could increase with the Republicans' plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
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Assembly Approves Opioid Antidote Bill, One Requiring Tax Returns from Presidential Candidates

3-16-17
Several measures passed through the Assembly, including one that gives first responders more leeway in administering an opioid antidote, one that would require presidential candidates to release their tax returns and another to make pet shops post USDA inspection records for all animals sold as consumer protection.