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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Supervisors vote to end contract with firm that overbilled L.A. County

    Los Angeles County supervisors voted to end a contract with an agency that auditors say overbilled the county by almost $1 million in handling job-training programs for jail inmates and the unemployed. LA Works, an Irwindale-based joint-powers agency...
  • Clean Diesel Technologies seeks to jump-start sales, turn first profit

    Some companies run from California's strict regulatory standards on air pollution and emissions. Not Clean Diesel Technologies Inc., where the executives can't imagine being anywhere else. CDTi manufactures and distributes vehicle emissions control...
  • Coral Springs voters to cast ballot on proposed tax in November

    In addition to choosing a new mayor in November as well as three commissioners, voters in Coral Springs will take to the polls to decide whether to create a new tax for themselves. A $12.4 million bond that would take 20 years to pay off would upgrade...
  • DWP union wins court delay in release of nonprofit spending records

    DWP union wins court delay in release of nonprofit spending records
    Brian D'Arcy, head of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power's largest union, won a last minute reprieve from a Tuesday deadline to show how a pair of controversial DWP nonprofit trusts spent more than $40 million in ratepayer money. Late last...
  • Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks

    Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks
    After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter — a move that could complicate contract negotiations at...
  • Report finds 'failure' in Social Security discrimination complaint process

    Report finds 'failure' in Social Security discrimination complaint process
    The Social Security Administration has failed to establish an adequate process for handling discrimination claims from employees and has sparked concerns about conflicts of interest in some of those cases, according to a scathing federal report obtained...
  • Ex-McHenry County board member nominated for Metra spot

    Ex-McHenry County board member nominated for Metra spot
    Nominated to the board of Metra, former McHenry County board member Marc Munaretto has promised to push for infrastructure improvements. County board chairman Tina Hill appointed Munaretto over 11 other applicants, and the nomination will go before the...
  • Chief of state unemployment insurance program gets back to basics

    Chief of state unemployment insurance program gets back to basics
    It's "back-to-basics" time at the state unemployment insurance program, where a new director, more staff and fewer computer problems are reviving a troubled agency. Although the Employment Development Department's many critics are taking a wait-and-...
  • Audit of MdTA finds problems with purchasing and E-ZPass back-up plan

    Audit of MdTA finds problems with purchasing and E-ZPass back-up plan
    A three-year state audit of the Maryland Transportation Authority found significant problems with how the organization handles purchases and an inadequate "disaster recovery plan" if its E-ZPass toll collection system fails. The authority, which operates...
  • MDE faulted for lead-paint follow-up

    MDE faulted for lead-paint follow-up
    The Maryland Department of the Environment has not followed up on at least 900 rental housing units with hazardous lead paint whose owners failed to maintain annual registration with the agency, state auditors have found. In a letter this week to a joint...
  • $200,475: Independent auditors

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series looking at line items in state and local budgets. HAMPTON — Each summer, a team of number crunchers is invited into City Hall to work with city staff to make sure every dollar the city...