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Orlando Sentinel
Audit finds problems at Orange County Convention Centerareas contain 6,600 parking spaces. The parking fees typically generated more t
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
areas contain 6,600 parking spaces. The parking fees typically generated more than $6 million every year, according to the comptroller’s office. The convention center also used an incorrect number in an Excel spreadsheet to apportion sales-tax and... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
New audit says SLMPD officers received overtime while on vacationovertime pay alone, in addition to earning a year’s worth of full-time salary f
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
overtime pay alone, in addition to earning a year’s worth of full-time salary for 2,080 hours. And according to what the comptroller’s office found, the problems reached to high levels within the police force. Thirty lieutenants — who are... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Monticello Fire District adopted unrealistic budgets, state audit saysthe growth of a total fund balance by 21 percent to $1.6 million between 2014 a
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 3 days ago
the growth of a total fund balance by 21 percent to $1.6 million between 2014 and 2016, according to an audit by the state comptroller’s office. The report also said district officials have not established levels of fund balance to be maintained... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Bethesda Woman Awarded Over $100K In Unclaimed Property(WJZ) — A woman from Bethesda was awarded over $100,000 from an Unclaimed Prope
CBS Baltimore / Posted 5 days ago
(WJZ) — A woman from Bethesda was awarded over $100,000 from an Unclaimed Property bank account, according to the Maryland Comptroller’s Office. The Comptroller’s Office says that while her claim has topped the charts this year, this is one of... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
TN Comptroller's web site hackedNASHVILLE, TENN. - The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office’s web site was hacked int
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 5 days ago
NASHVILLE, TENN. - The Tennessee Comptroller’s Office’s web site was hacked into on Friday morning. The Comptroller’s office said the incident occurred about 9:30 a.m. on Friday when someone posted a message on the web site. The web site was... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trucks, jail washing machines up for bid at Orange online auctioncountry – wants a chance to own a giant, industrial washing machine from a jail
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
country – wants a chance to own a giant, industrial washing machine from a jail, now is their chance. The Orange County Comptroller’s Office is holding its first online auction of surplus merchandise beginning Monday, accepting bids for two... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Netanyahu: Investigating my Associates Is a Media Coup D’étatThe Jewish Press | 20 Tammuz 5777 – July 14, 2017the outset, no connection has been reported between the Prime Minister and a ce
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
the outset, no connection has been reported between the Prime Minister and a central telecommunications source,” the comptroller’s office wrote, even though “the prime minister served as Communications Minister from November 2014 and was... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Illinois Budget: What It Does And Doesn't Do (Surprise Giveaway To Muni Bondholders?)A federal court in 2015 ordered the state to pay the Medicaid bills, but cash-f
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
A federal court in 2015 ordered the state to pay the Medicaid bills, but cash-flow problems have made it difficult for the comptroller’s office to find the cash to make the payments. Illinois Health and Hospital Association spokesman David Gross... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Comptroller's audit claims SWR school district overestimated expendituresMr. Poole declined to comment on the audit after Tuesday’s meeting but said he
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 8 days ago
Mr. Poole declined to comment on the audit after Tuesday’s meeting but said he could speak further on Wednesday. The comptroller’s office outlined three recommendations for the district: “to develop realistic estimates of appropriations and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hogan's constitutional crisisaccusing each other of violating the Maryland Constitution and the theoretical
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
accusing each other of violating the Maryland Constitution and the theoretical possibility that some poor bureaucrat in the comptroller’s office could face legal consequences for processing a couple of paychecks. A question of whether the Senate... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Red Oak ISD receives recognition for transparency efforts from Texas Comptrolleroffice’s Transparency Stars program,” Hegar said. “I am pleased to award Red Oa
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 10 days ago
office’s Transparency Stars program,” Hegar said. “I am pleased to award Red Oak ISD a star for its accomplishments.” The Comptroller’s office launched the Transparency Stars program in March 2016 to recognize cities, counties and school districts... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
State comptroller reviews Town of Orangetown overtimeOrangetown officials need to keep a closer eye on their overtime expenses, acco
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 15 days ago
Orangetown officials need to keep a closer eye on their overtime expenses, according to a just-released audit by the state comptroller’s office. The study looked at the period from January 1, 2015 through July 19, 2016. Key findings included that... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Comptroller’s office has dire warning over Illinois not having a state budgetin the state office building in East St. Louis could feel the impact as early a
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
in the state office building in East St. Louis could feel the impact as early as next Monday. A spokesperson for the comptroller’s office said the state is spending $600 million a month more than it's taking in. But a new court ruling is... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Comptroller’s office has dire warning over Illinois not having a state budgetin the state office building in East St. Louis could feel the impact as early a
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
in the state office building in East St. Louis could feel the impact as early as next Monday. A spokesperson for the comptroller’s office said the state is spending $600 million a month more than it's taking in. But a new court ruling is... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
ALAN CHARTOCK: Tracking the Chutzpah Kid across New York statepoliticians a good name. From day one, the Chutzpah Kid has been trying to depr
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 18 days ago
politicians a good name. From day one, the Chutzpah Kid has been trying to deprecate DiNapoli. DiNapoli took a damaged Comptroller’s Office and set things right. Now it is back to doing its job. That has apparently made the Chutzpah Kid even... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
New Laws Take Effect In Maryland On July 1at protecting Maryland taxpayers from tax fraud and identity theft take effect.
CBS Baltimore / Posted 18 days ago
at protecting Maryland taxpayers from tax fraud and identity theft take effect. The law strengthens the ability of the comptroller’s office to stop tax fraud, protect taxpayer information and hold fraudulent filers and tax preparers... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Madigan: The man behind the messbe balanced, state lawmakers under Madigan’s leadership have not passed a balan
Daily Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
be balanced, state lawmakers under Madigan’s leadership have not passed a balanced budget since 2001, according to Illinois Comptroller’s Office records. Many budgets were “balanced” by shifting of funds and pushing off unpaid bills into the next... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Madigan: The man behind the messbe balanced, state lawmakers under Madigan’s leadership have not passed a balan
Northwest Herald / Posted 21 days ago
be balanced, state lawmakers under Madigan’s leadership have not passed a balanced budget since 2001, according to Illinois Comptroller’s Office records. Many budgets were “balanced” by shifting of funds and pushing off unpaid bills into the next... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Madigan: The man behind the messbe balanced, state lawmakers under Madigan’s leadership have not passed a balan
SaukValley.com / Posted 21 days ago
be balanced, state lawmakers under Madigan’s leadership have not passed a balanced budget since 2001, according to Illinois Comptroller’s Office records. Many budgets were “balanced” by shifting of funds and pushing off unpaid bills into the next... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Lawyers: Talks on unpaid Illinois Medicaid bills at impasseso Illinois would be responsible for about $500 million a month, plaintiff atto
SaukValley.com / Posted 22 days ago
so Illinois would be responsible for about $500 million a month, plaintiff attorney John Mark Bouman said. The state comptroller’s office previously had indicated it couldn’t increase payments by more than around $300 million, he said. “We... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
New Jersey rabbi among those accused of welfare fraudfraud, according to the prosecutor’s office. The investigation is being done in
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 22 days ago
fraud, according to the prosecutor’s office. The investigation is being done in conjunction with the FBI, the state comptroller’s office, the Social Security Administration and the state Department of the Treasury, the prosecutor’s office... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
New Laws Take Effect In Maryland On July 1at protecting Maryland taxpayers from tax fraud and identity theft take effect.
CBS Baltimore / Posted 26 days ago
at protecting Maryland taxpayers from tax fraud and identity theft take effect. The law strengthens the ability of the comptroller’s office to stop tax fraud, protect taxpayer information and hold fraudulent filers and tax preparers... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Deadbeat Illinois: Adult day care owed $160,000 from stateper hour per person. But the State of Illinois is far behind in its reimbursem
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
per hour per person. But the State of Illinois is far behind in its reimbursements. And Autumn isn’t alone. The Illinois Comptroller’s office reports as of June 21st, the state has a backlog of bills totaling $15,408,038,113. The amount owed in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Illinois Comptroller: "The State Can No Longer Function, We Have Reached A New Phase Of Crisis"As of June 15, the MCOs, and their provider networks, are owed a total of more
Zero Hedge / Posted 29 days ago
As of June 15, the MCOs, and their provider networks, are owed a total of more than $2.8 billion in overdue bills at the Comptroller’s Office. There is no question that these obligations should be paid in a more timely manner and that the payment... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Consumer bureau director defends handling of Wells Fargo scandal in face of GOP criticismwas asleep at the wheel,” Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) told Codray during a contenti
Los Angeles Times / Posted 30 days ago
was asleep at the wheel,” Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) told Codray during a contentious April hearing. “The L.A. Times, the [comptroller’s office] and the L.A. city attorney all got there before you did, Mr. Cordray.” Cordray has testified that the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois owes more than $1 billion to schoolsyear has missed three of its four quarterly payments. The total owed to schools
SaukValley.com / Posted a month ago
year has missed three of its four quarterly payments. The total owed to schools is at least $1 billion, according to the comptroller’s office. Other factors at play could make the situation worse. A recent federal court order requiring the state... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
FDNY’s first openly transgender firefighter to lead Pride March as grand marshallBrooke Guinan will act as one of the 2017 Pride March’s Grand Marshall. She’s p
WPIX 11 New York / Posted a month ago
Brooke Guinan will act as one of the 2017 Pride March’s Grand Marshall. She’s previously been honored by the New York City Comptroller’s office, the Public Advocate’s office, the Metropolitan Community Church of New York and the FDNY for her... Read more
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New York Post
City quietly lifts parts of stop-work order on controversial nursing homeSlate Group and its luxury condo partners at a profit of as much as $72 million
New York Post / Posted 1 months ago
Slate Group and its luxury condo partners at a profit of as much as $72 million. Probes by city investigators and the city comptroller’s office later found significant bungling and miscommunication by city officials in lifting the deed... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Todd Stroger among city employees who didn't file ethics statement on timevisits for seniors and early childhood education for low-income families, had s
Chicago Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
visits for seniors and early childhood education for low-income families, had sought a court order that would compel the comptroller’s office to start paying their bills, which are being held up in the state’s $15 billion backlog of bills. The... Read more
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EuroNews
Peru finance minister says too busy today to face accusations in Congressthis month local television station Panamericana released a recording of Thorne
EuroNews / Posted 1 months ago
this month local television station Panamericana released a recording of Thorne appearing to ask Edgar Alarcon, head of the comptroller’s office, to greenlight the contract for an airport near Cusco. Thorne is heard asking him to approve a $520... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Nearly two years without a state budget: Where do we stand now and what’s nexta budget since July 1st, 2015. The state’s bill backlog currently stands at $1
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 1 months ago
a budget since July 1st, 2015. The state’s bill backlog currently stands at $15.1 billion dollars, according to the comptroller’s office. What has been passed? In May, the Democrat-majority Senate passed a number of budget related bills.... Read more

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