MISSOURI AG REPORT ON CHURCH ISSUED
Arlene Walens, of Gloucester City; Retired Nurse, Longtime Highland Park Church of God Member

FEDS: PHARMACY WORKERS BRIBED DOCTORS, $99M FRAUD

 

An indictment released by the U.S. Attorney's office claims that four people who owned or worked in Prime Aid pharmacies in Union City, N.J. and the Bronx, N.Y. launched a $99 million scheme in 2009. The team allegedly bribed doctors for prescriptions and pocketed millions in reimbursements for specialty drugs that never made it out the door to patients. (Associated Press/NJ.com)

STEM TEACHERS COULD GET $20K IN COLLEGE LOAN AID

Last week, the state Senate passed a loan-assistance measure that would make up to $20,000 available to public school teachers in our state, under certain 4ef2ddad-68fe-4367-af9d-5f794a541b69conditions. To qualify, a recipient must teach for at least four years, and use the funds towards future tuition reimbursement or existing student loans. The costs are unclear, and there's no clear path to funding it yet. (NJ Spotlight)

LARGEST SOLAR FARM COULD BE BUILT ON SUPERFUND SITE

A Toms River-based subsidiary of EDF Renewables has announced that it plans to lease land at the former Ciba-Geigy Superfund site. If built, the 35-megawatt project would be largest solar field in the state, the Board of Public Utilities confirmed. It could be a step in a greener direction. (Asbury Park Press)

REASON FOUNDATION REBUKES NJ'S HIGHWAYS — AGAIN

For the second year in a row, a libertarian think tank ranked New Jersey's highways as the worst in the nation. Though road fatalities were relatively low — our state is the fourth safest in the nation — the think tank prioritized a different set of metrics: various costs and overall spending. (NJTV News)

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