Matthew Boxer

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N.J. State Comptroller: Public Employees Lied About Income For Break On Children’s Lunches

“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.

07/17/2013

New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton (file)

New Jersey Adult Day Care Centers Accused Of Sending Fraudulent Bills To State

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.

03/06/2013

Gov. Chris Christie  (credit: Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Lack Of State Oversight Has Reportedly Led To Widespread Problems At N.J. Halfway Houses

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.

06/17/2012

Can money buy happiness?

Comptroller Releases Report On Waste In NJ Clothing Allowance

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.

04/13/2011