| Sep 16, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Arlene wants to know about the California state auditor. Specifically, who audits them?
I had no idea, so I went right to the top: State Auditor Elaine Howle.
She told me her office focuses primarily on making sure that public-sector finances and...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Debbie Pearce has used a Lynx express bus to get to her accounts-payable job at a law firm in downtown Orlando for the past four years from south Lake.
The 42-year-old Howey-in-the-Hills resident worried she would have to move back to Orlando when the...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:25 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Just when Mayor Bob Filner may need his own money to pay for legal bills, he has decided to personally pay $9,399 for his airfare, lodging and meals on a recent trip to Paris.
Filner had initially asserted that his expenses were paid by a...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 3:47 AM
A former Alaska Aerospace Corp. employee will serve two years' probation and fined $5,000 after violating federal conflict of interest laws.
KMXT reports 48-year-old Jodi Ann Andres of Anchorage was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Anchorage....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Audit officials are recommending that the city clerk's office speed up the time it takes to do a small manual recount of ballots after each municipal election so that the results can go through another layer of verification prior to reporting a final...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:35 AM
SPRINGFIELD — Missouri State University received an insurance check in its claim resulting from the theft by its former bookstore manager, Mark Brixey. The university received and deposited a check for $1 million from Fidelity and Deposit Company of...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Brown County commissioners would like to hear feedback from local residents before considering changes to the court-appointed attorney system.
Brown County State's Attorney Larry Lovrien presented a plan at Tuesday's commission meeting that would...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Megabanks aren't the only financial firms to meet or beat expectations this earnings season.
Many California regional banks are reporting stronger earnings and putting new loans on their books, thanks to the improving economy and progress in dealing...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Baltimore's liquor board is reforming the way it does business — cutting staff, adding supervision and imposing new work rules — after a state audit revealed a lax work ethic and spotty enforcement, its chairman told lawmakers Tuesday.
| Sep 10, 2013
| 9:06 AM
MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- State Auditor Tom Schweich says the City of Marshfield’s financial condition and the ways it handles its revenue and assets are poor. That’s the bottom line of an audit that Schweich released at a public meeting on Monday...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:39 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida lobbyists have enjoyed little scrutiny in reporting what they’re paid to ply their trade with lawmakers and governors since a law was enacted seven years ago requiring the public disclosure. That free ride may be coming...