| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:27 AM
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:04 PM
In a blistering critique, state auditors Thursday faulted the decision by a private panel to revoke the accreditation of San Francisco's only community college and found that the overall authorization process is weak.
The audit said the Accrediting...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 6:55 AM
HARTFORD — Family Urban Schools of Excellence, the group that runs the heavily state-financed Jumoke Academy charter schools, announced plans Tuesday to conduct an independent forensic audit following disclosures that its CEO had served prison...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:23 PM
An internal audit of access and scheduling practices at the Department of Veterans Affairs paints a grim picture of an agency whose ambitious performance efforts were unattainable and where government schedulers faced pressures that led to inappropriate...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Federal auditors found that California's health insurance exchange was lax at times in verifying consumers' eligibility for Obamacare coverage.
The report issued Tuesday by the Inspector General's Office at the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Pull back the curtain as top aides in the Malloy administration shape the messages that get fed to the taxpaying public, and you see how much calculation, editing and rewriting happens before a statement is finally issued — and how high up the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:44 AM
The number of federal contractors that have been suspended or excluded from future contracts for poor performance has more than doubled in the past five years — a development that watchdogs inside and outside of government say is positive.
| May 28, 2014
| 3:22 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled $55 million anti-violence grant program faced renewed criticism by lawmakers on Wednesday who spent hours largely rehashing a scathing audit as they seek more detail on how and why it was put in place....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The Wilkes-Barre veterans hospital and its related clinics, including Allentown, scored well in last week's report that examined whether veterans are waiting too long for medical care.
That doesn't mean, though, that every veteran gets seen without...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Federal auditors reported Tuesday that they had found deficiencies in the internal controls used by the health insurance exchanges run by Connecticut, California and the federal government.
The problems could have limited the marketplaces' ability to...