TRENTON, N.J. – The average New Jersey family struggled against unemployment, supply chain issues and inflation just to put food on the table last year. Food banks and pantries found it impossible to meet demands for help. But what were Rutgers football players doing at the same time? Racking up DoorDash deliveries that could have fed 50 families of four for a year, all on taxpayers’ dime.
In this latest episode of “<Three,” the Assembly Republicans tackle how Rutgers athletes lived large while others tightened their belts.
Watch: Taxpayers foot $450K for Rutgers DoorDash deliveries
Reina Smrdelj, a legislative analyst at the Assembly Republican Office in Trenton, exposes how Scarlet Knights were well fed and entertained in the time of Covid university staff lost jobs and other schools slashed sports program funding.
Watch more videos in the <Three series on the Assembly Republican Office’s YouTube channel.