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Accounting and Auditing

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  • 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...
  • Lead-paint oversight of rental housing faulted

    Maryland regulators are still having trouble keeping tabs on how many rental housing units have hazardous lead paint, even as the number of homes and apartments they must oversee to protect children from lead poisoning expands. A legislative audit...
  • 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...
  • Auditors Open Inquiry Into Merrill's Office Decision Not To Discipline Democratic Official

    Auditors Open Inquiry Into Merrill's Office Decision Not To Discipline Democratic Official
    HARTFORD — The state Auditors of Public Accounts have begun an inquiry into a decision by the office of Secretary of the State Denise Merrill to let a Bridgeport Democratic Party official keep his notary public license in 2011, despite his failure...
  • State improves collection of federal funds

    State improves collection of federal funds
    State auditors on Tuesday commended Maryland's Developmental Disabilities Administration for correcting years of recurring spending problems and said the agency had made "substantial progress" in collecting federal reimbursements more quickly. The...
  • Accused embezzler scheduled to plead guilty

    Accused embezzler scheduled to plead guilty
    An Oak Forest woman charged with her husband with stealing $352,000 from the Palos Heights Fire Protection District will plead guilty and be sentenced later this month, a Cook County prosecutor said Tuesday. After months of plea negotiations, Michelle...
  • Theme parks, 'Frozen' push strong Disney earnings for Q1

    Theme parks, 'Frozen' push strong Disney earnings for Q1
    Record theme-park attendance figures combined with strong sales of “Frozen” toys and clothes helped drive a better-than-expected first quarter for the Walt Disney Co. The company on Tuesday reported revenues of $13.4 billion — a 9...
  • New Porter County auditor saves thousands through hire

    Porter County Auditor Vicki Urbanik is hiring a full-time employee to do the same job that a consultant was doing, but at a fraction of the cost. The Porter County Council unanimously gave Urbanik the go-ahead Tuesday to hire someone to tackle homestead...
  • Escape prompts look at how mental health facilities transport prisoners

    Escape prompts look at how mental health facilities transport prisoners
    In response to a prisoner escape from an Elgin Mental Health Center transport van last summer, state Rep. Anna Moeller (D-Elgin) filed House Resolution 199 urging the Illinois auditor general to investigate the practices and procedures currently used...
  • Candidate's suicide holds up an unflattering mirror to our politics

    Sometimes the hateful words that slither out of people's mouths are shocking. But what ought to keep us up at night is the silence that often follows -- the way that listeners ignore, or fail to compose themselves to answer, the harmful things that...
  • Candidate's Suicide Reflects Appalling Politics

    Candidate's Suicide Reflects Appalling Politics
    Sometimes the hateful words that slither out of people's mouths are shocking. But what ought to keep us up at night is the silence that often follows — the way that listeners ignore, or fail to compose themselves to answer, the harmful things that...