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Toy Safety Tips

By | Jennifer Kim
State Director

For 28 years, NJPIRG Law & Policy Center has worked to identify unsafe toys. Here are our top tips to help you choose the safest toys for the children in your life.

The Supreme Court and the High Cost of Prescription Drugs

By | Jennifer Kim
State Director

Everyone knows prescription drugs cost more than they should. But many people are surprised to learn about one of the key ways drug companies keep prices high:  Paying off competitors to keep generics off the market. On Monday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case about this very practice.

What’s Next on Health Care Costs?

By | Peter Skopec
Program Associate

Now that the election is over, talk has turned to the need for cooperation in addressing a long list of serious issues facing the country. It’s a tall order, and on the polarizing issue of health care, working together may seem at first like an impossible task. But I am hopeful that we can make significant progress together. Of course there will be robust debate about the best ways to put solutions into practice, and about the pace at which these solutions are to be implemented. But given Americans’ fundamental agreement on the nature of the problem and on how to solve it, we ought to be able to put the most bitter of arguments behind us and chart this course together now.

Hurricane Relief

By | Peter Skopec
Program Associate

Hurricane Sandy hit our state hard on Monday and Tuesday, and many in our communities are suffering in the storm's aftermath. Let's work together to get our communities back on their feet by supporting hurricane relief efforts.

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