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Michael Doherty is a Republican state Senator representing parts of Warren, Somerset and Hunterdon counties. He previously served in the state Assembly from 2002 to 2009.

Recent statements involving Michael Doherty

Says a new state report "confirms" that red-light cameras "lead to more accidents, more injuries and greater cost."

"There is little if any evidence that the use of red light cameras in New Jersey has reduced the number or severity of accidents at the intersections where they are used."

Says State Comptroller Matthew Boxer "pointed out that many towns are artificially lowering the real estate values that they report to Trenton" in order to "get hundreds of millions of dollars of additional school aid. This is the kind of fraud that needs to be addressed immediately."

"Following the catastrophic, cascading collapse of major investment banks on Wall Street in 2007.....Nobody was prosecuted, no hearings were held and no reforms were implemented."

Says the state auditor found that 37 percent of the 428,000 students receiving free and reduced-price lunches are ineligible.

Recent stories featuring Michael Doherty

Christie, Doherty claims take hit in weekend rulings from the Truth-O-Meter:

PolitiFact New Jersey finds claims on state spending, education funding are inaccurate.

Neither Democrats nor Republicans did well on the Truth-O-Meter this weekend:

The Truth-O-Meter rates False weekend claims by a Democrat and Republican.

Truth-O-Meter dishes up weekend rulings on school lunch program, national debt:

Truth-O-Meter covers the full rulings spectrum with a False and True for 2 GOP lawmakers.

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