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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Audit Finds Grant-Tracking Problem In School System

    WETHERSFIELD — Town council members expressed concern this week that the board of education failed to properly keep track of slightly more than $100,000 in federal and state grants last year. The town's most recent audit uncovered the error,...
  • Medicare 'quality indicators' diverge from quality care

    Medicare 'quality indicators' diverge from quality care
    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced this week that, through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicare would be taking drastic steps to assure that doctors are paid not for visits and procedures, but rather for the value of their...
  • Porter-Starke funding mixup fixed

    VALPARAISO – Porter-Starke Services will receive $452,989.50 out of Porter County's general fund, money the non-profit technically should have received at the end of 2013. VALPARAISO – Porter-Starke Services is getting its due, albeit a bit...
  • Berlin's Audit Committee Recommends Fiscal Policy Study

    BERLIN — Recent cases in which employees stole from municipal governments underscore why the town should proceed with a study of fiscal policies, the town's audit committee decided. "We will recommend to the town council that they consider having...
  • Virginia Port Authority CEO set to receive incentive pay next month

     Virginia Port Authority CEO set to receive incentive pay next month
    Granted that John F. Reinhart remains CEO of the Virginia Port Authority, come Feb. 10, he's slated to receive an impressive salary bump, making him the highest paid port executive on the East Coast. Members of the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) Board of...
  • Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation

    Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation
    For years, attempts to require the University of Connecticut Foundation to be more open about how it raises and spends millions of dollars each year have fizzled in the legislature. But this year, new efforts to shed more light on the foundation's...
  • East Ridge Middle School pilot program evades class size caps

    CLERMONT — A pilot program at East Ridge Middle school designed to help students learn career skills and free up teachers to better understand the new Florida standards has an added benefit — it doesn't have to follow the state's class-size...
  • Ocwen settles California mortgage compliance dispute for $2.5 million

    Ocwen settles California mortgage compliance dispute for $2.5 million
    Ocwen Financial Corp. will pay $2.5 million and hire outside accountants to settle a dispute with California, which had threatened to suspend the license of the mortgage payment collector and foreclosure specialist. State financial regulators said...
  • Merrill Takes A Hammering After Emails Say Her Staff Was Told To 'Back Off'

    Merrill Takes A Hammering After Emails Say Her Staff Was Told To 'Back Off'
    The credibility of Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, one of Connecticut's top elected Democrats, took a hit Thursday that may reverberate for some time. For two months, Merrill had repeatedly denied participating in a 2011 inquiry by her office...
  • Expenses by 'profligate' Judicial Council were justified

    To the editor: Like the state auditor's report on purported waste by California's judicial branch, The Times' editorial fails to provide context. ("Profligacy at the state's Judicial Council?," Editorial, Jan. 13) Much of the spending by the Judicial...
  • Officers fight to keep 'cops on campus' program

    Officers fight to keep 'cops on campus' program
    A group of police officers is fighting to keep their mobile homes on school grounds after an audit blasted the benefits of such an arrangement and called for its end. The "resident on campus" program allows officers to live rent-free on school property...