Americans Are Unsure About Healthcare Reform Proposal

HOUSTON, Texas—Americans are unsure that a healthcare reform bill introduced last week is the solution to problems with the U.S. healthcare system, according to a poll created and commissioned by a public policy expert at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

New Jersey Enters Multi-State Settlement With Merck, Schering-Plough On Vytorin

TRENTON—New Jersey has entered into a multi-state settlement with Merck & Co. Inc, Schering-Plough Corporation, and a joint venture of the two companies, MSP Singapore Company, LLC, resolving an investigation into a lengthy delay by the companies in issuing negative results from a clinical trial of their cholesterol-lowering drug Vytorin, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced today.

Attorney General Announces Mortgage Fraud Lawsuits

TRENTON – Continuing the state’s effort to combat mortgage-related fraud, Attorney General Anne Milgram announced today the filing of two new lawsuits charging a total of 10 individual and corporate defendants with selling bogus loan modification services to distressed homeowners.

Daggett Declares Independence

STATE—Chris Daggett, the independent candidate for governor who earned a doctorate in education at the University of Massachusetts and held top environmental protection posts in the Kean and Reagan administrations, has issued a “New Jersey Voter Declaration of Independence” to show why he is the only qualified candidate in the race.

$29 Billion State Budget’s Passage Is No Victory For Corzine

TRENTON – New Jersey’s $29 billion fiscal 2010 budget passed last month despite opposition from Republicans. The vote wasn’t the victory Gov. Jon Corzine was hoping for. The Democratic governor saw his disapproval rating climb to 60 percent an all-time high, according to a Quinnipiac University poll conducted after the budget was approved.

High School Volunteers Are Princess & Prince Charming For Cerebral Palsy League Students

CRANFORD – Students from Linden High School served as Princess and Prince Charming for 27 students of the Cerebral Palsy League (CPL) at the League’s annual prom dance held in June. The Linden students dined and danced with their dates and cheered as CPL students Alana Gray and Cyril Spinks were crowned Prom Queen and Prom King.