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  • State controller to investigate Stockton finances

     
    "There is reason to believe that the City's ability to provide reliable and accurate financial information relating to the required financial reports is questionable," Controller John Chiang said in a letter sent today to Stockton City Manager Bob Dias......
  • Tax revenue lags as state enters critical month UPDATED

     
    While California’s bean counters await crucial results from April tax receipts, state Controller John Chiang said Tuesday that March revenue dipped 4.2% below estimates in the governor’s budget proposal....
  • Controller loses in court battle over lawmakers' pay

     
    A Superior Court judge ruled on Wednesday that Controller John Chiang was wrong to withhold lawmakers’ pay during last year’s budget dispute. The decision by Judge David Brown was a victory for legislative leaders....
  • Judge says state controller lacks power to block legislators' pay

     
    State Controller John Chiang acted beyond his authority when he withheld pay from state legislators after concluding the budget they had passed last year was not balanced, a Superior Court judge tentatively ruled Tuesday....
  • Dreary April tax collections raise budget worries, controller says

     
    Controller John Chiang has joined a chorus of voices expressing concern over a sharp dip in tax revenue last month. He issued a report on Tuesday saying the state reaped 20% less taxes than expected in April, the most important month for income tax...
  • Firm that audited Bell's books hit with disciplinary charges

     
    The state filed disciplinary proceedings Thursday against a prominent accounting firm that failed to detect any financial irregularities in Bell, where former city leaders now stand accused of looting the town’s treasury as it teetered on the edge...
  • Skelton: Controller should stay out of budget battle

     
    California lawmakers became so notorious for dragging budget negotiations through the summer, voters amended the constitution two years ago to dock their pay if they don't meet their June 15 deadline. That deadline is Friday, and in Thursday's column...
  • Papers Filed in Stockton bankruptcy; gag order may be lifted

     
    The bankruptcy comes on the heels of three-months of state-mandated mediation. An entourage of Wall Street bankers, city attorneys, union representatives and other creditors held private meetings in Sacramento to wrangle over Stockton's fate....
  • Cost of protecting state officials down, but up for lt. governor

     
    Cost of protecting state officials down...
  • Controller appeals decision on California lawmakers' pay

     
    Controller appeals court decision on lawmakers' pay...
  • Compton not filing for bankruptcy, city manager says

     
    Compton's new city manager sought to assure the public Tuesday that the financially troubled city is not planning to file for bankruptcy but said it may hire L.A. County to do a forensic audit to put allegations of fraud to rest....