Tag: waste

N.J. authorities say school lunch fraud strikes (again) in Elizabeth, but it’s a huge national problem

TRENTON, N.J. – Around 20 million kids nation-wide get free or cheap lunches every year through the National School Lunch Program. Here in New Jersey, thousands of kids receive lunches subsidized by John and Jane Taxpayer through the state program.  Read More

9 Horrific Examples Of Gov’t Waste In 2016, Starting With Feminine Glacier Studies

When President-elect Donald Trump takes office Jan. 20, he will have plenty of targets for cutting wasteful government spending – like the $400,000 taxpayers spent studying glaciers through the lens of feminism. Americans believe the federal government wastes 51 cents Read More

Loopholes Let Criminals, Gangsters Steal into NJ Recycling Industry

The state needs to close loopholes to keep organized crime and felons out of the recycling industry, a lawmaker said yesterday, citing a State Commission of Investigation report that documents cases of illegal dumping of toxic-tainted soil and debris. “At Read More

Is It Time to Eliminate County Government in New Jersey?

By Martin Marks | The Save Jersey Blog In light of the recent revelation that the Union County Alliance, a not-for-profit organization almost entirely funded by taxpayer dollars, rewarded a vendor with nearly $1.5M over four years for nothing more Read More

Booker’s Newark Worse Than Bridgegate

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I know it’s not a North Jersey traffic jam, Save Jerseyans, but here’s something Trenton Democrats might want to move up the investigatory priorities list? {read sarcasm} A new report from the state comptroller dropped Read More

More Selective Scrutiny from Trenton

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Let’s see if you can figure out what’s wrong with this picture: Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan (D-Middlesex), chairman of the Assembly Education Committee, will conduct hearings this month to investigate how New Jersey Read More

One More Reason to Fire Steve Sweeney

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here we go again, Save Jerseyans. “Other problems cited included the district at one point having 42 teachers who had no assigned students and more than $500,000 paid to students in a mentoring program.” That’s Read More