| Mar 18, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Lois Gass didn't realize it at the time, but when she and thousands of other Los Angeles residents saw their utility bills suddenly rocket out of control, her anger helped set off one of the biggest scandals to befall the Department of Water and Power....
| Mar 17, 2015
| 2:03 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors chided officials with the L.A. Care public health plan after an audit found that the agency spent $476,000 on meals and entertainment between October 2013 and January of this year.
The audit released last week found that...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 4:21 PM
A judge has ruled that 14 local cities have to start paying after a more than three-year funding fight over Palm Beach County's government watchdog.
The voter-approved, Inspector General's Office and its team of auditors and investigators was created in...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 9:15 AM
When two nurses in the UConn Health Center's Department of Dermatology walked into a utility room one morning last summer, they noticed the refrigerator was unplugged.
But it wasn't milk that spoiled or ice cream that melted in the 14 hours...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 3:48 PM
CANTON — The town plans an energy audit of its buildings to gauge how efficient they are and where improvements can be made that would save money on utility bills.
That idea was proposed by the town's energy committee and a contract with a...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:07 PM
For nearly two years, the names of 1,100 severely mentally ill people in Orange County, prohibited by law from buying guns, sat in court files in the Orange County Clerk of Courts Office but were not forwarded to a state and federal registry, meaning...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 7:00 PM
An on-again, off-again audit of two controversial Los Angeles Department of Water and Power nonprofit trusts is set to resume, City Controller Ron Galperin announced Friday.
At issue is how the two nonprofits, run jointly by DWP managers and leaders of...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 8:40 AM
A House of Delegates committee was right last week to reject Gov. Larry Hogan's plan to repeal the so-called "rain tax," and a brewing debate in Anne Arundel County shows why.
Although the requirement that Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions impose...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Fewer than half the low-income kids enrolled in California's dental insurance program see a dentist in any given year. That seems like a problem. Whether it is, though, is impossible to tell because of the state's inadequate oversight of the program,...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 7:30 PM
More than $39,000 from non-sports accounts was improperly funneled into Miramar High School's financially strapped athletics program, a Broward Schools audit has found.
Released Thursday, the audit comes amid an ongoing investigation by Broward...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 10:48 AM
The state paid unemployment benefits to some people behind bars, according to an audit that also found other problems in the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
The audit of the Division of Unemployment Insurance, which was...