Middlesex County

Pay-To-Play Reformers Go Right Into The Pit

Go figure: Dumont, a snakepit of a town known best for political contributions leading to professional favors, is considering a strict pay-to-play law that would make it something of a pioneer in North Jersey — thanks to Citizens’ Campaign, a grass-roots group that so far, has attracted 5,000 participants who hope to stem corruption… which should, in turn, help curb property taxes.

Lawmakers Ask Christie To Help Prepare For Puerto Rican Birth Certificate Changeover

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex Democrats Senator Joseph F. Vitale and Assemblymen John S. Wisniewski and Craig J. Coughlin sent a letter Tuesday to Gov. Chris Christie asking him to help inform the public and prepare New Jersey departments and agencies in advance of the government of Puerto Rico invalidating all birth certificates issued prior to July 1, 2010.

Piscataway Man Sentenced For Role In Medicaid Fraud Scheme

TRENTON – The owner of a Newark pharmacy was sentenced Tuesday in connection with an investigation into pharmacy owners and employees who bought completed prescription forms for HIV/AIDS drugs from indigent patients so Medicaid could be billed for drugs that were never actually dispensed, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.

MVC Opens New South Brunswick Agency

SOUTH BRUNSWICK – Cutting the ribbon on the first modernized agency to be built on state-owned land in Middlesex County, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Acting Chief Administrator Raymond P. Martinez reaffirmed the organization’s commitment to improved customer service, enhanced security and greater safety.