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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Quinn anti-violence grant hearings get green light from federal prosecutor

    Quinn anti-violence grant hearings get green light from federal prosecutor
    SPRINGFIELD — The top federal prosecutor in central Illinois has given the green light for a panel of lawmakers to resume hearings into Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s  anti-violence program that now could unfold only weeks before the Nov. 4...
  • Top 5 South Florida industries now hiring

    Top 5 South Florida industries now hiring
    As summer turns into fall, that familiar “back-to-school” feeling affects adults as well as children. Just as kids get serious about schoolwork after months of play, many grownups feel it’s time to focus on their current career path....
  • Alderman wants bigger fines for impersonating a city worker

    Alderman wants bigger fines for impersonating a city worker
    A Chicago alderman wants to dramatically increase the fines for impersonating a city worker, saying the ordinance was inspired by a former employee who used his city identification while doing city business. The proposal, to be considered next...
  • Alibaba Pictures Appoints Auditors To Probe Impairments

    HONG KONG - Alibaba Pictures Group, the film production and investment arm of Alibaba, the e-commerce giant that listed last week on the New York Stock Exchange, has appointed independent auditors to probe the company's accounts. PwC has been hired to...
  • Enabling bad behavior

    Virginia's Freedom of Information Act lets state and local governments hide critical information from you when officials do their jobs badly. It lets them keep secret when top public servants — such as city managers and others who wield...
  • For Broward County School Board: Brunson, Mayersohn, Levinson, Rupert and Sakhnovsky

    District 1: Felicia Brunson offers fresh eyes, energy In the Broward County School District 1 race, voters will choose between a veteran incumbent and a rising star. They should aim high and choose the latter: Felicia Brunson. District 1 covers...
  • Board of Equalization headquarters move not yet justified, audit says

    Just days after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation allowing plans to be developed for a new headquarters for the State Board of Equalization, the state auditor warned Thursday that the state has not yet prepared a properly supported analysis...
  • PG County schools CFO resigns amid insurance fraud charges

    PG County schools CFO resigns amid insurance fraud charges
    The chief financial officer of Prince George's County public schools and his wife resigned Monday, after the Maryland Insurance Administration found that the couple committed fraud on their personal insurance. The school system is also ordering...
  • Why L.A.'s streets are so bad, and what we can do about it

     Why L.A.'s streets are so bad, and what we can do about it
    I'm one of the many Angelenos who live on a street that's a mess. The concrete is cracked. Potholes pop up every few feet. The road is crumbling. Like 25% of Los Angeles' streets, mine gets a grade of F from the Bureau of Street Services, the division...
  • U.S. aid to Afghanistan exceeds Marshall Plan in costs, not results

    U.S. aid to Afghanistan exceeds Marshall Plan in costs, not results
    The United States has now spent more on the reconstruction of Afghanistan than it did on the Marshall Plan that lifted Western Europe from the ruins of World War II. But it can expect far less return on its investment in the still-unstable Central Asian...
  • Group picked by Quinn administration made no loans, but kept $150,000

    Group picked by Quinn administration made no loans, but kept $150,000
    As Gov. Pat Quinn's aides sought to pump up an anti-violence program ahead of his November 2010 election bid, they decided to add to the pot $3.76 million in federal disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Ike to make loans to small businesses. In the...