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Transportation administrator arrested

NEWARK – The assistant division administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), New Jersey Division, was arrested this morning for allegedly using a straw company to get FHWA grant funds he also oversaw as a public official, and for falsifying…

Wal-Mart is addicted to welfare

NATIONAL — Wal-Mart’s rapid expansion in the United States has been fueled by extensive use of public money. The world’s largest privately owned corporation received more than $1.2 billion in tax breaks, free land, infrastructure assistance, low-cost financing and outright…