Stender: ‘Saving N.J. taxpayer money by pre-empting health problems’

Assemblywoman Linda Stender (D-Union/Middlesex/Somerset) had the following published in The Star-Ledger :

“We’re going to be seeing a lot of changes in health care in the coming years, but one thing we cannot do is continue encouraging costly unhealthy behavior. It’s bad policy, and expensive. Every dollar counts, and this would be a smart and innovative approach to improve lives and save money for taxpayers…”