RILEY: ‘CUTTING WOMEN’S HEALTH FUNDING NOT A SMART MOVE’

Assemblywoman Celeste Riley had the following published in The Times of Trenton:

“Everyone agrees that spending cuts are a must, but we must make smart choices. Gov. Christie’s plan to eliminate health-care programs for women and newborns, for instance, is a short-sighted move that will cost taxpayers dearly in the years to come.

“Cutting a program that saved taxpayers $150 million last year is not a smart choice. Even in the toughest economic times, we cannot turn our backs on crucial health-care services for women and newborns that enhance public health and save taxpayer dollars. …”


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