“We had looked at 15 school districts throughout New Jersey and what we found was widespread fraud in the application of the school lunch program in those districts,” Comptroller Matthew Boxer said.
Five adult day care centers have found themselves in hot water with the State of New Jersey, and have been asked to pay settlements totaling more than $10 million.
Roughly 5,100 inmates have escaped from the state’s privately run halfway houses since 2005, according to a report. By contrast, the state’s prisons had three escapes in 2010 and none in the first nine months of 2011.
A report from New Jersey’s comptroller finds the state spends more than $3 million in clothing allowances for white-collar workers who aren’t required to wear uniforms.