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One former state representative is under investigation for abusing the legislative scholarship program.  Robert Molaro allegedly gave the tuition waivers to the children of a man who contributed to his campaign.  State senator Larry Bomke says efforts to eliminate the tuition waivers have failed in the past. 

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Sen. Bomke hasn't given a scholarship out in two years because he says the universities don't get reimbursed by the state.

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Bomke says if the scholarship program is not eliminated, more criteria should be established on how it's administered.

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