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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Merrill Takes A Hammering After Emails Say Her Staff Was Told To 'Back Off'

    Merrill Takes A Hammering After Emails Say Her Staff Was Told To 'Back Off'
    The credibility of Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, one of Connecticut's top elected Democrats, took a hit Thursday that may reverberate for some time. For two months, Merrill had repeatedly denied participating in a 2011 inquiry by her office...
  • Officers fight to keep 'cops on campus' program

    Officers fight to keep 'cops on campus' program
    A group of police officers is fighting to keep their mobile homes on school grounds after an audit blasted the benefits of such an arrangement and called for its end. The "resident on campus" program allows officers to live rent-free on school property...
  • Auditors Open Inquiry Into Merrill's Office Decision Not To Discipline Democratic Official

    Auditors Open Inquiry Into Merrill's Office Decision Not To Discipline Democratic Official
    HARTFORD — The state Auditors of Public Accounts have begun an inquiry into a decision by the office of Secretary of the State Denise Merrill to let a Bridgeport Democratic Party official keep his notary public license in 2011, despite his failure...
  • 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...
  • Berlin's Audit Committee Recommends Fiscal Policy Study

    BERLIN — Recent cases in which employees stole from municipal governments underscore why the town should proceed with a study of fiscal policies, the town's audit committee decided. "We will recommend to the town council that they consider having...
  • Allentown teachers question district's extra $11 million in fund balance

    Allentown teachers question district's extra $11 million in fund balance
    The Allentown Education Association blasted the school district's administration and called for an independent audit to determine how an extra $11 million ended up in the district's fund balance. But administrators have a point-by-point explanation for...
  • Audit Finds Grant-Tracking Problem In School System

    WETHERSFIELD — Town council members expressed concern this week that the board of education failed to properly keep track of slightly more than $100,000 in federal and state grants last year. The town's most recent audit uncovered the error,...