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  • VA document problems caused payment delays

    VA document problems caused payment delays
    The mishandling of thousands of documents at the Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs delayed payments in excess of $25,000 to some veterans, according to new details made public Monday by the department's inspector general....
  • Ixia poised for growth but hampered by problems at the top

    If delivering products was all there was to running a tech company, Ixia of Calabasas would be in good shape. Founded in 1997, Ixia began as a provider of high-speed data network systems — extremely fast information pipelines — for well-...
  • The difference between Republicans and Democrats

    It is a line I have used to open speeches on the lecture circuit for years and it never fails to get a laugh: "I'm happy to be here tonight from Washington, D.C., where the only politicians with convictions are in prison." That's only partially true....
  • Quinn's office ignored red flags on nonprofit

    Quinn's office ignored red flags on nonprofit
    The Quinn administration handed out $800,000 in anti-violence money to a politically influential South Side community group even after the nonprofit filed documents with the state acknowledging it suffered from years of financial missteps, a Tribune...
  • Disabled Clients' Protections Lacking

    Two news stories reveal disturbing gaps in the state Department of Developmental Services' safety net. State auditors have discovered a large backlog in the list of group home workers fired for abuse of clients, The Courant reported this past week....
  • More accusations of VA mismanagement

     
    The VA doesn't need more bad news. But it got some anyway in an audit released Thursday that questioned the agency's "financial stewardship" and projects it could pay $371 million in improper benefits over the next five years if it......
  • Panel votes to subpoena ex-director of Quinn anti-violence program

    Panel votes to subpoena ex-director of Quinn anti-violence program
    A panel of lawmakers reviewing Gov. Pat Quinn’s botched $55 million anti-violence program delivered yet another political blow to the re-election seeking Democrat, voting Monday to subpoena seven former state officials who helped create and run...
  • State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction

    State likely didn't know of Allegany doctor's rape conviction
    To become licensed as a nurse, a social worker or even to drive around dead bodies in Maryland, a criminal background check is required. But not to get a doctor's license. Instead, the state Board of Physicians asks would-be doctors to voluntarily...
  • GM Releases Ignition Switch Report

     
    GM's CEO Mary Barra in a employees' town-hall meeting today announced that 15 employees have been fired and five others disciplined over the handling of the faulty ignition switches. An internal audit, which Barra called "extremely thorough, brutally...
  • Doctor's sex assault case spurs talk of background checks

    Doctor's sex assault case spurs talk of background checks
    Revelations that a former Catonsville doctor obtained his Maryland medical license despite having a rape conviction on his record is sparking a push for criminal background checks of physicians — a proposal that has failed and been ignored in recent...
  • Auditor: Hinsdale D86 should keep better track of credit cards

    Auditor: Hinsdale D86 should keep better track of credit cards
    No fraud was found in a special audit of Hinsdale Township High School District 86's business operations, payroll, purchasing and other functions, but it recommends 66 improvements. Mary O'Connor, a special auditor for Sikich LLP, a firm the district...