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NJ Public Sector Workers Call for $350 Million in Aid to Cover Double Digit Premium Hikes

Tennyson Donyea
State workers display their signs during a rally outside New Jersey Statehouse on Sept. 13, 2022.

Unions representing thousands of New Jersey public sector employees are protesting double-digit premium hikes for workers covered under the State Health Benefits Program.

As WHYY’s Nicole Leonard reports, they’re asking the New Jersey legislature to approve funding to help cover the costs.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 12/15/22)

Nicole Leonard is a health and science reporter for WHYY News. She joined the newsroom in 2022 after covering health care for Connecticut Public Radio. Before that, she was the health reporter for the Press of Atlantic City.