There is a congressional vote to override President Obama's veto of a bill that would defund Planned Parenthood set for Tuesday. Gov. Christie wants to defund the organization, which he expressed during the latest presidential debate.
After a tax court ruling last year determined hospitals with mainly for-profit operations were subject to pay property taxes, lawmakers worry without a specific law on the books, hospitals facing large property tax bills will have to shut down.
According to the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, New Jersey has the highest rate of twin births in the nation. Doctors say a reason could be that the state mandates insurance companies cover infertility treatments.
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