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Accounting and Auditing

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  • DWP still struggling with fallout from billing fiasco

    DWP still struggling with fallout from billing fiasco
    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....
  • Health agency for the poor spends $476,000 on meals, entertainment

    Health agency for the poor spends $476,000 on meals, entertainment
    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...
  • Cities lose inspector general funding fight

    Cities lose inspector general funding fight
    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...
  • Guns, Medicine, Body Armor, Hospital Beds: State Property Loss Nears $5 Million In 4 Years

    Guns, Medicine, Body Armor, Hospital Beds: State Property Loss Nears $5 Million In 4 Years
    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...
  • Canton To Pursue Energy Audit Of Town Buildings

    Canton To Pursue Energy Audit Of Town Buildings
    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...
  • Error kept names of 1,100 banned gun buyers in Orange out of database

    Error kept names of 1,100 banned gun buyers in Orange out of database
    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...
  • Audit of DWP nonprofits' financial records to resume

    Audit of DWP nonprofits' financial records to resume
    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...
  • Holding the line on stormwater fees

    Holding the line on stormwater fees
    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...
  • Overdue for checkups: Denti-Cal program for low-income kids

    Overdue for checkups: Denti-Cal program for low-income kids
    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,...
  • Miramar misappropriated funds, audit says

    Miramar misappropriated funds, audit says
    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...
  • Audit: State paid unemployment benefits to prisoners

    Audit: State paid unemployment benefits to prisoners
    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...