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Senator Kevin O'Toole Senator Kevin O'Toole (R-40)
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March 9, 2016
O’Toole Urges Public Budget Committee Inquiry on School Agency’s Abuse

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Senator Kevin O’Toole petitioned Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee Chairman Senator Paul Sarlo to hold an inquiry to uncover the extent of reported abuses by the New Jersey Schools Insurance Group and to examine potential legislative reforms.

Sen. Kevin O’Toole called for the Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee to look into reported abuses by the NJ Schools Insurance Group and examine potential reforms. (NJSIG)

“As members of the Budget Committee we are tasked with ensuring every taxpayer dollar achieves the maximum benefit for all the New Jerseyans,” said O’Toole (R-Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic). “I was utterly dismayed to read about this obscure agency apparently using taxpayer funds for frivolous trips and lavish dinners.”

Senator O’Toole requested that the Insurance Group’s executive director and senior officials by called to testify at a public Budget Committee hearing in the coming weeks. The Senator asked for their past 10 years of budgets; payroll; and all travel and entertainment expenses.

Click here to read the Senator’s official letter.

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