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Middlesex Water unit to acquire Delaware water systems

Middlesex Water Company, a provider of water and wastewater services, said Oct. 9 that its Tidewater Utilities subsidiary received approval from the Delaware Public Service Commission to acquire the Wilkerson Water Co. and the Broadkiln Beach Water Co. of Delaware from J.H. Wilkerson & Son. Middlesex said the targets’ 1,000 customers will be served by ...

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From left, Maura Collingsgru,N.J. Sen. Vin Gopal, Rex Reid, Brendon Blake, Mary Jane Celli, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, Joann Downey, Eric Houghtaling, Mayor John Pallone and Evelyn Liebman discuss a plan to reduce the cost of prescription medications in Long Branch on Oct. 7, 2019. - U.S. REP. FRANK PALLONE

Pallone discusses legislation to lower prescription drug costs

Last month, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone introduced the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which would lower scripted drug costs by allowing the federal government to negotiate reduced prices for Americans, stopping drug companies from charging more in the U.S. than in other countries for the same drugs, and creating a $2,000 out-of-pocket limit on prescription drug costs for seniors through Medicare Part D.

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Cory Booker’s inability to move his poll numbers leaves New Jersey Democrats pessimistic about his presidential campaign despite the enthusiasm he continues to generate on the stump.

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Cory Booker’s inability to move his poll numbers leaves New Jersey Democrats pessimistic about his presidential campaign despite the enthusiasm he continues to generate on the stump.

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