O’Scanlon’s Prescription Cost Savings Bill Becomes Law

declanA bill sponsored by Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon that will save an estimated $200 million per year on government employees’ prescription drugs was passed by the State Assembly  and signed into law by Governor Chris Christie today.

S2749/A4328 expedites the process in which the state selects contracts and controls costs for state worker prescription drugs.

“Gov. Christie has called on the legislature and unions to work together to save $250 million from the state budget, and this is a solid step in that direction,” said O’Scanlon (R—Monmouth), the Assembly Republican budget officer. “Increasing efficiencies and eliminating costly duplication will produce significant taxpayer savings without any effect on the care or benefits of workers and their families, a true win/win.”

Posted: November 21st, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Declan O'Scanlon, Monmouth County News, NJ State Legislature | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

2 Comments on “O’Scanlon’s Prescription Cost Savings Bill Becomes Law”

  1. Steve Adams said at 11:02 pm on November 21st, 2016:

    Go Declan!
    Hundreds of millions of dollars by controlling the spending side of government. If NJ is ever going to be a sustainable place for taxpayers to live, we need legislators like Declan that can control spending and disabuse special interests that NJ can tax it’s way to to their happy place.
    Go Declan

  2. Fill my tank.... said at 2:38 pm on November 23rd, 2016:

    Mr. O’Scanlon just made filling up your tank more expensive and will get worse every three months.

    The one tax that was low in this state and he has to jack it up…