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Chris Christie's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' J. Christie
Office: Governor (NJ), Republican
First Elected: 11/03/2009
Last Elected: 2013-11-05
Next Election: 2017
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary Pat; 4 Children: Andrew, Sarah, Patrick, Bridget
Birth Date: 09/06/1962
Birth Place: Newark, NJ
Home City: Mendham, NJ
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
88 Ways Chris Christie Will Fix New Jersey
Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
July 2, 2014 Governor Christie Sends Legislature Mental Health Reforms to Address Violence
April 22, 2014 Governor Christie Vetoes Delaware River And Bay Authority Minutes Containing Inappropriate Employee Contract Terms
April 3, 2014 Governor Christie: Every Life We Save Is A Life Worthwhile
March 21, 2014 Christie Administration Grants Waiver For EMTs To Administer Medication In Life Threatening Overdose Situations
Feb. 25, 2014 Governor Christie: The Looming Crisis Is Clear
Nov. 10, 2013 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Re-Election to Governor
Sept. 23, 2013 Governor Christie Announces Agreement to Extend Mental Health Parity, Create Incentive Wellness Programs and Provide Lower-Cost Health Plan Options for Members of the State's Largest Employee Health Benefit Program
Aug. 23, 2013 Governor Christie Announces Agreement On Historic Plan To Create Parity In Mental Health Benefits, Incentivized Wellness Programs
Aug. 16, 2013 Governor Chris Christie Eases Access to New Jersey's Medical Marijuana Program for Sick Children
April 8, 2013 Governor Christie Designates April as Donate Life Month
April 1, 2013 Governor Christie Designates April as Autism Awareness Month
March 28, 2013 Governor Christie Signs Joint Resolution Designating March As Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month in New Jersey
March 4, 2013 Governor Christie Strengthens Programs to Empower New Jersey's Most Vulnerable Citizens and Provide Critical Health Services
Feb. 26, 2013 Governor Chris Christie's Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Address As Prepared for Delivery
Jan. 17, 2013 Governor Christie Acts on Violence Prevention with Comprehensive Review of the Intersection of Gun Control, Addiction, Mental Health and School Safety Issues
Oct. 2, 2012 Governor Chris Christie Continues to Protect Most Vulnerable with $12 Million in Funding for Life Saving Early Cancer Detection Program
Oct. 1, 2012 Governor Christie Announces $50 Million in Funding For New Jersey's Community Health Centers
Sept. 21, 2012 Governor Chris Christie Signs Lifesaving Janet's Law
April 17, 2012 Addressing Autism
Jan. 25, 2012 Governor Chris Christie Outlines Blueprint to Transform Medical Education in the State and Make New Jersey a National Leader
Nov. 9, 2011 First-in-the-Nation New Jersey Newborn Heart Defect Screening Law Already Saving Lives
Nov. 3, 2011 Governor Chris Christie Announces Plan to Remediate and Transition Dormant Greystone Hospital Site to Useable Open Space
Oct. 17, 2011 Governor Christie Reacts to Superior Court Judge's Decision on Behalf of Her Colleagues on Higher Contribution Rates for Pension and Health Benefits
Aug. 25, 2011 Governor Chris Christie Recommends Changes to Legislation to Better Meet Needs of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Aug. 18, 2011 Governor Christie Highlights Hospital Funding Reforms as Key to Increasing Efficiency, Fairness and Stability in Hospital Assistance
Aug. 8, 2011 Governor Christie Highlights State's Strong Commitment To Quality Health Care for the Most Vulnerable
Aug. 1, 2011 Governor Christie Announces Supplemental Resources to Assist Approximately 182,000 Seniors, Disabled and Medically Required Households with Summer Energy Bills
June 28, 2011 Governor Christie Signs Bipartisan Pension & Health Benefits Reform Bill
June 23, 2011 New Jersey Leads the Way with Landmark Bipartisan Pension and Health Benefits Reform
June 20, 2011 Statement from Governor Chris Christie in Response to Senate Passage of Bipartisan Pension and Health Benefits Reform
June 2, 2011 Governor Christie Signs Legislation to Monitor Newborns for Congenital Heart Defects
April 29, 2011 Governor Christie Signs Legislation to Protect Seniors and Disabled New Jerseyans in Assisted Living Facilities
Feb. 27, 2011 The New York Times - How Chris Christie Did His Homework
Feb. 25, 2011 Governor Chris Christie Reforms and Strengthens New Jersey's Safety Net with Increased Charity Care and Graduate Medical Education Funding
Feb. 22, 2011 Governor Christie Releases Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Proposal
Feb. 9, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Virginia and Florida Health Care Lawsuits
Feb. 3, 2011 FOX News "Your World with Cavuto" - Transcript
Jan. 24, 2011 The Christie Reform Agenda: Attacking the Third Rail of Politics - Bringing Fiscal Sanity to NJ's Out-of-Control Pension and Benefits Systems
Jan. 11, 2011 Governor Chris Christie 2011 State of the State Address Remarks as Prepared for Delivery
Jan. 7, 2011 Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Representative Pelosi and Secretary Sebelius:
Dec. 10, 2010 Governor Christie Signs Legislation Establishing Teen Cancer Awareness Week
Dec. 3, 2010 Governor Chris Christie Announces Bi-Partisan Agreement on Medicinal Marijuana
Aug. 25, 2010 Governor Christie Signs Jaden's Law to Promote Bone Marrow Donation Awareness
June 8, 2010 Take Two: Governor Christie Continues Commitment To Charity Care
May 25, 2010 The Christie Reform Agenda: Cap 2.5
April 30, 2010 Governor Christie Signs Landmark Legislation to Protect Individuals with Developmental Disabilities from Harmful Caregivers
April 29, 2010 Mayor's Annual Luncheon
April 15, 2010 Letter to Chairmen Conrad and Spratt and Ranking Members Gregg and Ryan
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