The latest way you can watch your tax dollars fly out of your pocket is with the story by Townsquare Media's own Kevin McArdle, regarding a recent audit of the Office of the State Comptroller.

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The report, which covered the 22-month period of July 2009 to April 2011, identifies more than $23 million in benefit payments made to or on behalf of prison inmates who did not appear to be entitled to such payments.

Just when you thought you saw it all, NJ finds a new and inventive way to squeeze another dollar from your hands.

If the decision was yours to handle this mess, how would you rectify it, if that is even possible at this point?