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Accounting and Auditing

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  • State auditors fault power agency's practices

    State auditors fault power agency's practices
    Big bills for alcohol, generous employee benefits and staggering business losses are some of the findings in a state audit of a little-known agency formed by Florida cities decades ago to provide them with electricity. The state Auditor General this...
  • Lead-paint oversight of rental housing faulted

    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, state auditors have found, even as the number of homes and apartments they must oversee to protect children from lead poisoning expands...
  • Audit blasts Broward's 'cops live free on campus' program

    Audit blasts Broward's 'cops live free on campus' program
    Police officers living for free on school property in exchange for after-hours campus security are not significantly curbing crime, a scathing audit by the school district has found. According to the report, the program's 32 officers are poorly...
  • 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...
  • Maryland regulators to meet with Caesars after unit files for bankruptcy

    Maryland regulators to meet with Caesars after unit files for bankruptcy
    State regulators said Thursday that they will be closely following Thursday's bankruptcy filing by a cash-strapped division of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. to ensure that operations at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore remain stable. The division,...
  • End Secrecy At UConn Foundation

    End Secrecy At UConn Foundation
    Legislation has been introduced to strip away much of the secrecy that protects the UConn Foundation from legitimate inquiry. Past efforts to make the foundation's operations subject to the state's freedom of information law have failed. This is the...
  • Fed pushes back against audit bill as threat to its independence

    COLUMBUS, Ohio The Federal Reserve is stepping up efforts to fend off congressional audits of its monetary-policy decisions, with one official warning they would constitute a threat to its independence. Proposals to audit the Fed "really are about...
  • 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...
  • Pence announces changes at BMV amid $2M in overcharges

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mike Pence is launching an internal audit of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles and is seeking legislation to streamline the agency's fee structures amid revelations it overcharged motorists another $2 million over six years....
  • Panama's ex-president trots globe, one step ahead of corruption probe at home

    PANAMA CITY Panama has long been a haven for dictators and foreign ne'er-do-wells, but now its citizens are watching the curious spectacle of their own former president trotting the globe in a private jet, perhaps looking for refuge himself. If former...
  • Porter-Starke funding mixup fixed

    VALPARAISO – Porter-Starke Services will receive $452,989.50 out of Porter County's general fund, money the non-profit technically should have received at the end of 2013. VALPARAISO – Porter-Starke Services is getting its due, albeit a bit...