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  11/27/2013, Kislev 24, 5774

MKs: Government Strict with Yeshivas – but Buses Get Billions


The latest State Comptroller’s report reveals that the state paid Egged billions of shekels without even checking what the money was used for, Committee head MK Amnon Cohen (Shas) accused.

“There is a tremendous gap between the desire to subsidize unprofitable bus lines for the public good, and the agreement that was reached,” Cohen said. “Government officials are simply treating public money as if it was free for the taking.”