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Lautenberg To Introduce Bill To Use Federal Funding To Contain Pollution After Natural Disasters

Sen. Frank Lautenberg

WASHINGTON, D.C.—At today’s Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee hearing on Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced that he will introduce legislation that would protect public health by allowing Congress to provide emergency funding to contain pollution at Superfund sites following a natural disaster like Sandy.

Two Chiropractors Plead Guilty To Taking Cash Kickbacks For Patient Referrals

TRENTON – Two chiropractors pleaded guilty today to accepting cash payments in exchange for referring approximately 100 chiropractic patients for other services, including legal representation, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced. The defendants also admitted to failing to report a combined total of more than a million dollars of income on their tax returns.

Former Company Pleads Guilty To Stealing More Than $450,000 From NJ & Insurance Company


TRENTON – The president of a now-defunct Mercer County construction company pleaded guilty today to stealing a total of more than $450,000 by providing false and misleading information to its workers’ compensation carrier and failing to file tax returns or underreporting wages for his business and himself to the New Jersey Department of Treasury, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.