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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Lawmaker wants ban on grant announcements before elections

    Lawmaker wants ban on grant announcements before elections
    A Republican lawmaker who co-chaired hearings into the anti-violence grant scandal under former Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is calling for more state oversight and a ban on the practice of splashy grant announcements made by elected officials in the weeks...
  • Ohio's 2-year, $71.5 billion budget clears House committee

    An Ohio House panel approved a two-year, $71.5 billion state operating budget Monday after boosting state funds for schools and scrapping language that would have allowed county jails to be privatized. Other revisions to the spending blueprint would...
  • Business events scheduled for Tuesday

    Major business and economic events scheduled for Tuesday: WASHINGTON — State Unemployment, 10 a.m. Eastern time. DuPont reports quarterly financial results before the market opens. Amgen Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market...
  • Editorials from around Ohio

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Toledo) Blade, April 20 Ohio's repeal of its estate tax more than two years ago has had a disastrous impact on local communities that relied on revenue from...
  • Records show hard drive of auditor employee was damaged

    The hard drive of a state worker's laptop computer was damaged when he turned it over as part of a federal investigation involving Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, but officials say there is no evidence of an intentional effort to destroy data....
  • $54M Dixon theft now subject of college courses

     $54M Dixon theft now subject of college courses
    It was one of the worst abuses of public trust in Illinois' corruption-rich history, and now a former bookkeeper's theft of nearly $54 million from the city of Dixon is the subject of several college courses. The theft and the trial that sent Rita...
  • Chicago's cardinal: Francis George rose to lead hometown's Catholics

    Chicago's cardinal: Francis George rose to lead hometown's Catholics
    For all the things that polio took away from a young Francis George — running, playing baseball and riding his bicycle — it did little to derail his dreams of becoming a priest. Even after he entered his freshman year of Chicago high...
  • State board of education member resigns over superintendent hire

    State board of education member resigns over superintendent hire
    James Baumann, a key member of the Illinois State Board of Education, formally resigned this week, citing concerns about the unusual way the new state school superintendent was chosen. There was no national search and only one candidate, he said. "I had...
  • Washington governor repeats call for state auditor to resign

    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday repeated his call for embattled state Auditor Troy Kelley to resign following his indictment by a federal grand jury. A letter from the governor was emailed Thursday night and then hand-delivered to the auditor's...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots. That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes a reality. But following the intentional crashing of Germanwings...
  • New Mexico auditor says idle $4.5 billion should be spent

    As New Mexico lawmakers feud over a stalled public works package and wrestle with ways to stimulate the state's lagging economy, an ominous number looms over the conversation. The state auditor says $4.5 billion in unspent money is sitting around in...