Legal Services Cuts Could Deny Justice To NJ’s Poor

TRENTON – Two out of three clients who go to New Jersey’s Legal Services agency for help are turned away because of inadequate funding from the state, according to testimony today by agency President and General Counsel Melville Miller Jr.

State Comptroller’s Office Anti-Fraud Efforts Recovered More Than $100 Million For Medicaid

TRENTON — The Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) recovered for taxpayers more than $116 million in improperly paid Medicaid funds during the past fiscal year, State Comptroller Matthew Boxer announced today.

Constituents Try To Send Message To Lance On Debt Ceiling Stalemate

WESTFIELD – Heeding President Barack Obama’s Monday night call for the public to speak out about the federal debt-limit stalemate, approximately 30 people turned out for a demonstration at Rep. Leonard Lance’s office in Westfield yesterday afternoon.

Lesniak To Feds: ‘Hands Off NJ Online Gambling’

TRENTON – In a letter to US Attorney General Eric Holder, State Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak, the sponsor of legislation authorizing intrastate online gambling in New Jersey, reaffirmed that no federal law exists to preclude New Jersey from establishing such a program and that the federal government should not stand in the way of states choosing to exercise their rights.