HPAE Testifies at Budget Hearing

 

SchaerOn Monday, HPAE’s Public Policy Director Bridget Devane gave testimony to the NJ Assembly Budget Committee (Committee Chair Gary Schaer in photo above) regarding the impact of Governor Christie’s proposed budget on health care access, worker safety, and public workers’ benefits and retirement security. Bridget raised concerns about proposed cuts in charity care funding and the need for adequate funding for hospital inspections and for oversight and enforcement of patient safety laws. She also called for adequate funding for state pensions.

Read Bridget’s Testimony to the Budget Committee