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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Federal Auditors Rate Reliability Of F-35 Engine 'Very Poor'

    Federal Auditors Rate Reliability Of F-35 Engine 'Very Poor'
    A federal report has slammed the reliability of Pratt & Whitney's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter engine. "Program data show that the reliability of the engine is very poor," less than half of where it should be according to the Government Accountability...
  • Audit says universities need to better track crime, sex bias

    Audit says universities need to better track crime, sex bias
    HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's system of 14 state-owned universities should do a better job of tracking crimes and sex discrimination, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Monday as he released a performance audit of the agency. In a...
  • Contracting allegations expose a hole in protocol, gray areas, at Virginia's SCC

    Contracting allegations expose a hole in protocol, gray areas, at Virginia's SCC
    Allegations of contracting irregularities at the State Corporation Commission are sitting before the Virginia Supreme Court, and the state legislature has ordered changes in the SCC's post-award review process. At the heart of things are long-standing...
  • Florida film officials seek new tax incentive program for 3rd time

    Florida film officials seek new tax incentive program for 3rd time
    Proponents of Florida's film industry are back in Tallahassee for the third year in a row, trying to get funding for a new tax incentive program. After failing to find the necessary support in the Legislature the past two years, industry officials...
  • Film officials try 3rd time for new incentive program

    Proponents of Florida's film industry are back in Tallahassee for the third year in a row, trying to get funding for a new tax incentive program. After failing to find the necessary support in the Legislature the past two years, industry officials remain...
  • State legislators deny investigation into Great Park audit

    A request to investigate the Great Park audit subcommittee in the California State Legislature failed to reach the required balance of committee votes to proceed despite a 9-3 vote in favor by attending members of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee....
  • Audits question 2 Palm Beach County charter schools

    Audits question 2 Palm Beach County charter schools
    Two charter schools in Palm Beach County have been flagged for questionable lease agreements, loan payments and failures in overseeing public dollars, according to the district's inspector general. An internal audit found the now-defunct My Choice...
  • Tax day just yields more cash for the government to waste

    Tax day just yields more cash for the government to waste
    The White House marked Tax Day on Wednesday by reminding taxpayers to go online and use a "taxpayer receipt calculator" to see where their federal tax dollars are going. "From funding for our schools to funding for our veterans, it's important to know...
  • Lawmaker wants ban on grant announcements before elections

    Lawmaker wants ban on grant announcements before elections
    A Republican lawmaker who co-chaired hearings into the anti-violence grant scandal under former Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is calling for more state oversight and a ban on the practice of splashy grant announcements made by elected officials in the weeks...
  • 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...
  • $54M Dixon theft now subject of college courses

     $54M Dixon theft now subject of college courses
    It was one of the worst abuses of public trust in Illinois' corruption-rich history, and now a former bookkeeper's theft of nearly $54 million from the city of Dixon is the subject of several college courses. The theft and the trial that sent Rita...