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Resource ID: #22223
Subject: Construction
Source: Star-Ledger (Newark, N.J.)
Date: Feb. 13, March 7, April 17, May 22, July 24, 28, 29, Aug. 14, 21, Nov. 13,



In response to the news that Schools Construction Corporation, an agency responsible for New Jersey's statewide school construction program, was running out of money, the Star-Ledger launched an investigation into how the program depleted its $8.6 billion budget. Their investigation revealed a number of flaws in the program including costly mid-project changes, top-dollar construction firms miscalculating the cost of equipment for the school projects, and "political interference" from then-Governor James E. McGreevey.

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