Tag: welfare

Comptroller: N.J. gave away $11B to incentivize job growth without confirming recipients were creating jobs

TRENTON, N.J. — Corporate welfare is bad enough. When the companies aren’t even creating jobs with it? That’s even harder for taxpayers and watchdogs to stomach. A new report from the N.J. Comptroller Matt Boxer (his office conduced an audit Read More

N.J. Democrats are enacting automatic voter registration for discharged parolees, welfare recipients

TRENTON, N.J. — A government for everyone except those who play by the rules? And pay the bills? With stunning speed, New Jersey Democrats moved on Thursday to automatically register state residents to vote at not only Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Read More

As Amazon HQ contest continues, AFP pushes back against Christie’s “corporate handouts”

New Jersey’s multi-billion dollar flirtation with Amazon and its new second North American headquarters is making national headlines but also earning derision from critics of the Christie Administration’s jobs creation tactics. On Tuesday, Americans for Prosperity-New Jersey (AFP-NJ) hit back at Read More

12 more Lakewood residents charged in massive welfare fraud sweep

LAKEWOOD — Twelve more Lakewood residents were charged Thursday as the massive sweep targeting welfare fraud totaling millions of dollars continues to widen, officials said. The defendants are all charged with theft by deception and are accused of misrepresenting income Read More

3 more Lakewood houses raided in multi-million dollar welfare fraud scheme

LAKEWOOD — Authorities raided three houses in Lakewood Tuesday night in a continued effort to crack down on residents who defraud government-assistance programs, according to APP.com. The arrests come on the heels of a massive bust on Monday morning that Read More

Lakewood rabbi, 7 others arrested in raids over alleged welfare fraud, report says

LAKEWOOD — A rabbi, his wife and three other couples were arrested Monday morning in multiple raids by federal and state authorities in a massive welfare fraud investigation, according to a report by the Asbury Park Press. Those arrested included Read More