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TRENTON – New Jerey Assemblyman Benjie E. Wimberly released the following statement after the Assembly Budget Committee heard from the Department of Health on reduced funding for cancer research:
“Last year, $1 million for the New Jersey State Commission on Cancer Research was diverted to the general fund.
“Now, this fiscal year, we see a similar proposed action, along with a reduction of funding for the South Jersey Cancer Program of Camden and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Together, the total of reductions amounts to nearly $30 million.