Tag: billion

Feds Catch 1,564 Fraudsters Who Stole $1.9 Billion From Medicaid

Nearly 1,600 fraudsters were caught stealing $1.9 billion from Medicaid in 2016, a government watchdog reported Monday. State-run Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCU) investigated and prosecuted the criminals defrauding Medicaid. The Department of Health and Human Development’s Inspector General (IG) Read More

‘Open Space’ Travesty Says It All

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Everything that drives me crazy about Trenton played out in last week’s passage of a new “Open Space” measure, Save Jerseyans, setting up a ballot question for the November election and another Read More

No Budget Veto Forthcoming

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie isn’t interested in having a budget debate this year, Save Jerseyans. “I used the line item veto the last two years in non-negotiated budgets… [t]his year they chose to negotiate with me,” Read More

$33B Budget Clears Legislature

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey’s FY 2014 budget is headed to Chris Christie’s desk, Save Jerseyans, and it’s a bloated $32.9 billion monstrosity, representing a $1.2 billion spending increase over FY2013. The spin from the Administration and its Read More

What’s It Going to Cost?

Early Stages of 2013 Immigration Reform Debate: Heavy on Rhetoric, Light on Numbers By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Could the “cure” be worse than the “disease” in the nascent 2013 immigration debate? Naturally, Save Jerseyans! This is politics… doing something (and assigning Read More

Superior Superstorm Sandy Aid Package Would Include Federal Tax Holiday

Governor Christie pegged New Jersey’s storm damage at $36.9 billion last month, Save Jerseyans; the Administration estimates 77,000 Garden State properties were damaged or destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. Affected-state governors (including our own) went to D.C. last week seeking over $80 billion Read More