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Accounting and Auditing

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  • Emails reveal politics part of troubled Quinn grant program

    Emails reveal politics part of troubled Quinn grant program
    For months, Gov. Pat Quinn has defended a $54.5 million grant program he launched shortly before the 2010 election as a way to address street violence in Chicago and dismissed Republican criticism that it amounted to a political slush fund. But as a...
  • Audit finds Anne Arundel, Carroll community colleges are carrying unrestricted fund deficits

    Audit finds Anne Arundel, Carroll community colleges are carrying unrestricted fund deficits
    A state legislative auditing report found that Anne Arundel and Carroll community college were carrying several million-dollar, unrestricted-fund deficits in fiscal year 2013 related to future expenses for retiree benefits. The Office of Legislative...
  • PG County schools CFO resigns amid insurance fraud charges

    PG County schools CFO resigns amid insurance fraud charges
    The chief financial officer of Prince George's County public schools and his wife resigned Monday, after the Maryland Insurance Administration found that the couple committed fraud on their personal insurance. The school system is also ordering...
  • For Broward County School Board: Brunson, Mayersohn, Levinson, Rupert and Sakhnovsky

    District 1: Felicia Brunson offers fresh eyes, energy In the Broward County School District 1 race, voters will choose between a veteran incumbent and a rising star. They should aim high and choose the latter: Felicia Brunson. District 1 covers...
  • Board of Equalization headquarters move not yet justified, audit says

    Just days after Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation allowing plans to be developed for a new headquarters for the State Board of Equalization, the state auditor warned Thursday that the state has not yet prepared a properly supported analysis...
  • State says PG County schools CFO committed insurance fraud in claim of lost diamond ring

    State says PG County schools CFO committed insurance fraud in claim of lost diamond ring
    Buying a diamond ring is always a costly expense. Claiming to lose it — twice — came at an even steeper price for Colby White, chief financial officer for Prince George's County public schools. The Maryland Insurance Administration has ruled...
  • Fallout continues over 'million-dollar mistake' at Hollywood City Hall

    Fallout continues over 'million-dollar mistake' at Hollywood City Hall
    City Manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark was in the hot seat Wednesday, with some commissioners saying she should lose her job over what critics are calling a "million-dollar mistake" made by her staff. Critics are still demanding answers two weeks after...
  • Alibaba Pictures Appoints Auditors To Probe Impairments

    HONG KONG - Alibaba Pictures Group, the film production and investment arm of Alibaba, the e-commerce giant that listed last week on the New York Stock Exchange, has appointed independent auditors to probe the company's accounts. PwC has been hired to...
  • Top 5 South Florida industries now hiring

    Top 5 South Florida industries now hiring
    As summer turns into fall, that familiar “back-to-school” feeling affects adults as well as children. Just as kids get serious about schoolwork after months of play, many grownups feel it’s time to focus on their current career path....
  • Conn. coding issues not expected to affect Md. health exchange

    Conn. coding issues not expected to affect Md. health exchange
    Coding problems that led to coverage and billing troubles for thousands of consumers using Connecticut's online insurance marketplace will be fixed in Maryland's version of the technology, officials said today. Maryland officials had been preparing to...
  • Parkland residents vie for School Board District 4 seat

    Not strangers by any stretch of the imagination, Abby Freedman and Robert “Bob” Mayersohn, candidates for the upcoming School Board District 4 election, won't be spending too much time trying to gather new information about each other. Both...