Advertisement
RayBiotech
RayBiotech

NJ nixes stem cell research

New Jersey voters nixed Governor Jon Corzine's proposal to borrow $450 million over 10 years to fund linkurl:stem cell research;http://www.the-scientist.com/news/home/53836/ yesterday (November 6). Voters defeated the measure by a 53-47 margin. Corzine introduced the proposal in July, and supporters argued it would serve as an economic boon to the state. California, New York, and Massachusetts have already devoted extensive funds to stem cell research. According to the New York Times, t

By | November 7, 2007

New Jersey voters nixed Governor Jon Corzine's proposal to borrow $450 million over 10 years to fund linkurl:stem cell research;http://www.the-scientist.com/news/home/53836/ yesterday (November 6). Voters defeated the measure by a 53-47 margin. Corzine introduced the proposal in July, and supporters argued it would serve as an economic boon to the state. California, New York, and Massachusetts have already devoted extensive funds to stem cell research. According to the New York Times, this was the linkurl:first time in 17 years;http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/07/nyregion/07jersey.html?_r=1&oref=slogin that New Jersey voters rejected a statewide ballot question. Critics of the bill said the measure was too expensive, and opponents (including conservatives and anti-abortionists) campaigned against it.
Advertisement

Follow The Scientist

icon-facebook icon-linkedin icon-twitter icon-vimeo icon-youtube
Advertisement

Stay Connected with The Scientist

  • icon-facebook The Scientist Magazine
  • icon-facebook The Scientist Careers
  • icon-facebook Neuroscience Research Techniques
  • icon-facebook Genetic Research Techniques
  • icon-facebook Cell Culture Techniques
  • icon-facebook Microbiology and Immunology
  • icon-facebook Cancer Research and Technology
  • icon-facebook Stem Cell and Regenerative Science
Advertisement
Thermo Scientific
Thermo Scientific
Advertisement
NeuroScientistNews
NeuroScientistNews