| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:55 PM
When three city officials were arrested trying to shake down a marijuana dispensary owner, Cudahy was branded a town where bribes were routine and elections were rigged.
On Tuesday, state officials added one more indignity to Cudahy's battered...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:22 AM
The head of the state Senate committee that is leading an inquiry into what went wrong with Maryland's health exchange is planning to turn the probe over to state auditors — who would not release a report until summer at the earliest.
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Maryland has terminated its contracts with the company hired to build and operate the state’s online health exchange, which has been riddled with problems since its launch in October.
The board overseeing the exchange voted Sunday night to sever...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:34 AM
The temptation, upon hearing the news that Maryland has fired the prime contractor building its troubled health insurance exchange, is to echo Rep. John Delaney's question: What took so long? Indeed, there have been signs for months — dating to even...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Civic leaders in Irvine have authorized the use of subpoenas to help auditors dig deeper into an investigation of the financial management of the Orange County Great Park.
The City Council voted 3 to 2 this week to move forward with a forensic audit...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Baltimore's liquor board commissioners said Wednesday they've hired an experienced administrator to run the troubled agency.
Michelle Bailey-Hedgepeth, the town administrator of Capitol Heights in Prince George's County, will become the first woman to...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The company that ran Baltimore's problematic speed cameras in 2012 will not retain its contract for billing ambulances fee in Anne Arundel County after an audit discovered multiple problems.
The county requested an audit of Xerox State and Local...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:01 PM
After years of demands by activists, Baltimore's Department of Recreation and Parks has finally been audited.
The audit found the agency kept erroneous financial statements, confused revenue and expenses, and lacked procedures on how employees should...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Cook County sheriff's deputies and officials from the state comptroller's office descended on Harvey's City Hall on Friday to begin auditing financial records in an effort to enforce a watchdog law long ignored by the scandal-plagued south suburb.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Los Angeles officials are starting to get serious about freeing up $7.5 million or more in city government funds that are earmarked for visual art, performances or other cultural events, but have been wrapped tightly for years in legal red tape.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:55 PM
The federal government has ordered Baltimore to pay back $3.7 million from a homeless services grant, saying the city and its subcontractors cannot sufficiently account for how the money was spent.
But anti-poverty organizations say a federal audit...