The Great Divide: Candidates For Governor Far Apart On Healthcare Issues

State Sen. Barbara Buono and Gov. Chris Christie

State Sen. Barbara Buono and Gov. Chris Christie

by Andrew Kitchenman / NJ Spotlight

The past isn’t always prologue to the future, but when it comes to healthcare and the candidates for governor, it could prove prophetic — at least as far as the next four years are concerned.

From funding to family planning centers to the proposed decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana, Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Barbara Buono have followed distinctly divergent courses on implementing healthcare policy. And the two candidates’ views on the Affordable Care Act have led to sharply contrasting ideas as to how the state should proceed.

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