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Daily Record
Vape life: Are flavored e-cigs for kids or smokers trying to quit?by people who smoke using vaporizers. Hundreds of "vapers" protested at the Sta
Vape life: Are flavored e-cigs for kids or smokers trying to quit?
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
by people who smoke using vaporizers. Hundreds of "vapers" protested at the Statehouse when the bill was approved by the Senate health committee on May 16. The vaping debate in New Jersey comes amid a national discussion on the devices and their... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Proposal would let states set rules to identify failing schoolswith parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lama
Proposal would let states set rules to identify failing schools
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure it abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Assembly passes two medical marijuana billsgotten off the ground," he concluded. Both of the Assembly bills now go to the
Assembly passes two medical marijuana bills
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
gotten off the ground," he concluded. Both of the Assembly bills now go to the State Senate. Their first stop is in the Senate Health Committee, chaired by Senator Kemp Hannon. 2 On Your Side left several messages with his office Thursday. None... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure it abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Rules proposed for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Rules proposed for school accountability
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure it abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WALB Albany
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KWWL Iowa / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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ABC Montana
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
ABC Montana / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountabilitytransparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performin
Administration lays out draft rule for school accountability
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
transparency with parents and communities about how their schools are performing. Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said he would review the draft rule to ensure if abides by lawmakers'... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Girl committed to Bergen Regional Medical Center after disturbance with knife in parking lotpatient care and safety, and appointing a liaison from his office at the hospit
Girl committed to Bergen Regional Medical Center after disturbance with knife in parking lot
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 4 days ago
patient care and safety, and appointing a liaison from his office at the hospital. Additionally, the chairman of the Senate Health Committee has called for a hearing in Trenton next month to review the alleged assaults, how the hospital... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana legislative roundupperformed in cases where the fetus is determined to have a genetic abnormality
Louisiana legislative roundup
The Houma Courier / Posted 5 days ago
performed in cases where the fetus is determined to have a genetic abnormality is steps from final passage.

The Senate Health and Welfare Committee delayed a vote last week to try to devise compromise language, in response to concerns... Read more

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The Daily Comet
Louisiana legislative roundupperformed in cases where the fetus is determined to have a genetic abnormality
Louisiana legislative roundup
The Daily Comet / Posted 5 days ago
performed in cases where the fetus is determined to have a genetic abnormality is steps from final passage.

The Senate Health and Welfare Committee delayed a vote last week to try to devise compromise language, in response to concerns... Read more

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The Advocate
Ban on abortions for genetic abnormality nears final passageabortions performed in cases where the fetus is determined to have a genetic ab
Ban on abortions for genetic abnormality nears final passage
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
abortions performed in cases where the fetus is determined to have a genetic abnormality is steps from final passage. The Senate Health and Welfare Committee delayed a vote last week to try to devise compromise language, in response to concerns... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Last-minute push for e-cig indoor ban in New Yorkright for the individual to be left alone, not to be bothered by e-cigarettes,
Last-minute push for e-cig indoor ban in New York
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
right for the individual to be left alone, not to be bothered by e-cigarettes, is paramount," said Hannon, who chairs the Senate Health Committee. "I think it's non-defensible that somebody can't have a meal at a restaurant without being... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Ban on abortions for genetic abnormality nears final passageabortions performed in cases where the fetus is determined to have a genetic ab
Ban on abortions for genetic abnormality nears final passage
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
abortions performed in cases where the fetus is determined to have a genetic abnormality is steps from final passage. The Senate Health and Welfare Committee delayed a vote last week to try to devise compromise language, in response to concerns... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Last-minute push for e-cig indoor ban billright for the individual to be left alone, not to be bothered by e-cigarettes,
Last-minute push for e-cig indoor ban bill
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
right for the individual to be left alone, not to be bothered by e-cigarettes, is paramount," said Hannon, who chairs the Senate Health Committee. "I think it's non-defensible that somebody can't have a meal at a restaurant without being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Proposed Immunization Law Under DiscussionSerious discussions have begun to enact a new law on sustaining immunization fi
Proposed Immunization Law Under Discussion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Serious discussions have begun to enact a new law on sustaining immunization financing. The house and senate health committees are discussing with the Ministry of Health on how to create public awareness on the proposed immunization financing... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Ban on flavors would leave some vapers bitterto quit smoking tobacco cigarettes while still getting a nicotine hit. Inside
Ban on flavors would leave some vapers bitter
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
to quit smoking tobacco cigarettes while still getting a nicotine hit. Inside the hearing room, however, members of the Senate health committee — at the urging of public heath advocates who say vaping endangers children — advanced a bill that... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The 21st Century Cures Act: Still alive, and still poised to endanger patientshopes of crafting a compromise measure. “If we succeed, this will be the most
The 21st Century Cures Act: Still alive, and still poised to endanger patients
ScienceBlogs / Posted 9 days ago
hopes of crafting a compromise measure. “If we succeed, this will be the most important bill signed into law this year,” Senate health committee chairman Lamar Alexander, a Tennessee Republican, said at a committee meeting last month. This... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Why is Congress trying to weaken the FDA's oversight of dangerous drugs?companies.— Pseudoscience debunker David Gorski Nevertheless, a deal is in the
Why is Congress trying to weaken the FDA's oversight of dangerous drugs?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
companies.— Pseudoscience debunker David Gorski Nevertheless, a deal is in the making on Capitol Hill. Last month, Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) announced "progress" on stepping up funding for NIH initiatives on... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Behavioral Health representatives express state budget concernshealth issues and behavioral health, why in the world would you cut those types
Behavioral Health representatives express state budget concerns
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 11 days ago
health issues and behavioral health, why in the world would you cut those types of programs?" Unger, who serves on the Senate Health and Human Resources Committee, said in a Wednesday telephone interview. "The drugs are just a symptom of the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Bergen County executive’s plan calls for more cops, safety review at hospitalof the severity of injury, she said. Tedesco also said he welcomed a hearing a
Bergen County executive’s plan calls for more cops, safety review at hospital
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 11 days ago
of the severity of injury, she said. Tedesco also said he welcomed a hearing about the hospital before the state Senate health committee, which was called for after its chairman, Sen. Joseph Vitale, D-Middlesex, learned of The Record’s... Read more
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