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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Walker focused on working with lawmakers to expand Medicaid

    With time winding down in the scheduled 90-day legislative session, questions remain about whether agreement can be reached on Gov. Bill Walker's proposal to expand and reform Medicaid. House Finance Committee co-chairman Steve Thompson, whose...
  • Funeral marks Missouri auditor aide's political passion

    At the second gut-wrenching funeral in two months for Missouri politics, those who knew and worked with former auditor's spokesman Spence Jackson remembered him Friday as gregarious and passionate about his work. Jackson's funeral in his hometown of...
  • State Attorney says watchdog's closed-door meetings allowed

    State Attorney says watchdog's closed-door meetings allowed
    Palm Beach County's Inspector General didn't violate public access laws when holding closed-door meetings with local officials, according to the State Attorney's Office. John Bowers, a former auditor for the inspector general's office, last week...
  • DNA crime analysis skewed by Baltimore City Police Department's failure to report data

    DNA crime analysis skewed by Baltimore City Police Department's failure to report data
    The Baltimore City Police Department did not report its DNA processing data to a state agency for the past two years, hobbling the agency's effort to track how well police crime labs handle crucial evidence in thousands of criminal cases, a state...
  • Dixon comptroller's theft offers lesson in coming documentary

    Dixon comptroller's theft offers lesson in coming documentary
    For more than 20 years, now-disgraced Dixon Comptroller Rita Crundwell sequestered more than $54 million in city funds into secret bank accounts to fund a lavish horse-breeding operation, resulting in what authorities have described as perhaps the largest...
  • East Stroudsburg University failed to fully protect kids, auditor general finds

    The state Auditor General's Office said Tuesday that East Stroudsburg University failed to conduct criminal background checks and child abuse clearances at 229 youth camps and non-university events involving minors held over a three-year period. ESU...
  • L.A. County firefighter union strikes back at scrutiny of family ties

    L.A. County firefighter union strikes back at scrutiny of family ties
    Union representatives for the Los Angeles County Fire Department's rank and file had a pointed response to reports of nepotism in the agency's hiring practices: They announced their sponsorship of a "family day." Staged for relatives of county...
  • Lehigh Valley lawmaker looks to close tax collectors' fraud loophole

    Lehigh Valley lawmaker looks to close tax collectors' fraud loophole
    HARRISBURG — It's a crime of opportunity committed against Pennsylvania taxpayers time and time again. • 1990: Former Bath tax collector William O. Jandrasitz and his wife, JoAnn F. Jandrasitz, are sentenced in Northampton County Court to...
  • Cities lose inspector general funding fight

    Cities lose inspector general funding fight
    A judge has ruled that 14 local cities have to start paying after a more than three-year funding fight over Palm Beach County's government watchdog. The voter-approved, Inspector General's Office and its team of auditors and investigators was created in...
  • Audit of DWP nonprofits' financial records to resume

    Audit of DWP nonprofits' financial records to resume
    An on-again, off-again audit of two controversial Los Angeles Department of Water and Power nonprofit trusts is set to resume, City Controller Ron Galperin announced Friday. At issue is how the two nonprofits, run jointly by DWP managers and leaders of...
  • Error kept names of 1,100 banned gun buyers in Orange out of database

    Error kept names of 1,100 banned gun buyers in Orange out of database
    For nearly two years, the names of 1,100 severely mentally ill people in Orange County, prohibited by law from buying guns, sat in court files in the Orange County Clerk of Courts Office but were not forwarded to a state and federal registry, meaning...