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  • Alan Shulman, financial chief at Oak Brook holding company L&H, dies at 80

     Alan Shulman, financial chief at Oak Brook holding company L&H, dies at 80
    Alan Louis Shulman spent more than 47 years working in the finance department and became chief financial officer at L&H Co., an Oak Brook holding company of firms including Meade Electric Co. in McCook and Traffic Control Corp. in Woodridge. Mr. Shulman...
  • Border drones are ineffective, badly managed, too expensive, official says

    Drones patrolling the U.S. border are poorly managed and ineffective at stopping illegal immigration, and the government should abandon a $400-million plan to expand their use, according to an internal watchdog report released Tuesday. The 8-year-old...
  • Judge a charity by impact, not overhead

    To the editor: Dean Karlan is right: When it comes to charities, at the end of the day, it is the results that matter. ("Here's how to determine if that charity is worth your dollars," Op-Ed, Dec. 17) But Karlan's use of a financial overhead calculation...
  • Whistle-blower cases cost California $89,000, state auditor reports

    A California agency that investigates whistle-blower complaints announced this week that government agencies and employees cost the state more than $89,000 by embezzling money and committing other misdeeds over the course of roughly two years. A new...
  • Highwood audit recommends more eyes on bills, payments

    Highwood audit recommends more eyes on bills, payments
    A private audit of Highwood's finances recommended stronger check-and-balance controls in the city, but did not find any major problems, according to discussion at the city's finance committee meeting this month. Wolf & Co., a Chicago accounting and...
  • Nonprofits' property tax breaks under scrutiny

    Nonprofits' property tax breaks under scrutiny
    Local government leaders have complained for years that the property tax exemption enjoyed by large nonprofit organizations such as hospitals deprives counties, municipalities and school districts of critical revenue they could be using to provide...
  • Newport News audit: Revenues, expenditures hit $430 million

    NEWPORT NEWS — The city's expenses and revenues both rose last fiscal year, which ended June 30, both hitting about $430 million. Expenses have been rising for the past couple years. In fiscal year 2013, the city spent about $413.7 million. In...
  • Audit questions pay, expenses of California court administration

    An agency administering California’s judicial system has spent $30 million in questionable costs and high salaries for managers because of a lack of proper oversight, meaning less money for the state’s cash-strapped courts, a state audit...
  • Maryland regulators to meet with Caesars after unit files for bankruptcy

    Maryland regulators to meet with Caesars after unit files for bankruptcy
    State regulators said Thursday that they will be closely following Thursday's bankruptcy filing by a cash-strapped division of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. to ensure that operations at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore remain stable. The division,...
  • End Secrecy At UConn Foundation

    End Secrecy At UConn Foundation
    Legislation has been introduced to strip away much of the secrecy that protects the UConn Foundation from legitimate inquiry. Past efforts to make the foundation's operations subject to the state's freedom of information law have failed. This is the...
  • Pasadena embarrassed by charges that employee embezzled $5 million

    Pasadena embarrassed by charges that employee embezzled $5 million
    Pastor Danny Wooten had a reputation as a rainmaker for the church he founded. He raised money to renovate a Pomona building into a home for his fledgling congregation, the New Covenant Christian Fellowship Center. One of the ways he raised funds,...