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Trump Says He Could Release Taxes After End of Audit…MaybeCAG auditing appointments in law departmentAudit says Maryland election board put voters' personal data at riskGOP Bill Would Abolish Audit Overseer's Investor Adviser PanelLegislators consider making post-election audits law in RIBehind the scenes of the UC audit, COREchella, Trump's executive order: What's new in education todayRight-Wing Media Misinterpret North Carolina Post-Election Audit To Fearmonger About Voter FraudAudit Chances | Pessin Katz Law, P.A. - JDSupra'F' grade on open records audit prompts Roslyn Harbor FOIL policyAuditor addressing audit concerns | News | newsexaminer.comHolcomb OKs consequences for local officials who ignore state audit findingsAudit: Sloppy spending records endangered jobless benefit claims ...Senate Proposing Crime Lab Audit Law in Wake of Annie Dookhan ...Audit standardsCounty Legislature approves law eliminating vacation carryover

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Ghosts of audits past linger in St. Joseph - The News Star
Monroe News StarApril 3, 2017

An independent auditor could not issue an opinion of the financial operation of the town of St. Joseph because some accounting records and documents were ...more »

Muzzling the watchdog
Hibbing Daily TribuneApril 8, 2017

In 2015, the legislature took this protection from the people by passing a law allowing counties to control who audits them. Not only did the law gut a core function of the OSA, it improperly compromised a protection Constitutionally promised to the ...more »

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Trump Says He Could Release Taxes After End of Audit…Maybe
LawNewzApril 30, 2017

President Donald Trump has now said he might well release his taxes at the end of a reportedly ongoing audit. He made the announcement in an interview aired on Sunday's Face the Nation. POTUS didn't supply a specific timeframe, or even say whether ...more »

CAG auditing appointments in law department
The Indian ExpressApril 29, 2017

Referring to appointments in the law department, the Shunglu committee report had observed: “The committee is quite amazed at a number of special counsels engaged, the terms of engagements… It would appear that there is need for a special audit with ...more »

Audit says Maryland election board put voters' personal data at risk
Baltimore SunApril 28, 2017

"This audit is an A-to-Z criticism of the way the board operates," said Michael Greenberger, director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security at the University of Maryland School of Law. He said the "damning" findings call for the establishment ...more »

GOP Bill Would Abolish Audit Overseer's Investor Adviser Panel
Bloomberg BNAApril 28, 2017

For their part, investor advocates and proponents of strong auditing aren't happy with the draft Financial CHOICE Act's planned demise of the relatively obscure panel of the PCAOB. They say its advisory work contributes directly to PCAOB's mission—to ...more »

Legislators consider making post-election audits law in RI
WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsApril 28, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Rhode Island's General Assembly is currently considering legislation that would mandate post-election audits. The evaluations are conducted in order to ensure that equipment and procedures used to count votes during an ...more »

Behind the scenes of the UC audit, COREchella, Trump's executive order: What's new in education today
Los Angeles TimesApril 27, 2017

The language seem aimed at the Obama administration, which used funding competitions and the enforcement of civil rights law to have an outsized impact on education nationwide. The Trump administration already has begun rolling back some Obama ...more »

Right-Wing Media Misinterpret North Carolina Post-Election Audit To Fearmonger About Voter Fraud
Media Matters for AmericaApril 26, 2017

The media, other networks will tell you there is no voter fraud. When I was at the Justice Department, the Obama Justice Department shut down enforcement of voter roll laws. And then you have [George] Soros-funded groups who are constantly going to ...more »

Audit Chances | Pessin Katz Law, P.A. - JDSupra
JD Supra (press release)April 26, 2017

As in the past, PK Law reports on the Internal Revenue Service's (“IRS”) data book (IR 2017-69) regarding a taxpayer's chances of undergoing an audit.more »

'F' grade on open records audit prompts Roslyn Harbor FOIL policy
The Island NowApril 26, 2017

In response to an “F” grade in March from a Press Club of Long Island Freedom of Information Law audit, Roslyn Harbor adopted a FOIL policy at its Board of Trustees meeting on April 13. “FOIL law is law,” village Clerk Marla Wolfson said. “Policy or ...more »

Auditor addressing audit concerns | News | newsexaminer.com
NewsexaminerApril 26, 2017

BROOKVILLE — Roughly a month after an audit by the Indiana State Board of Accounts highlighted several areas of non-compliance with state law on the part ...more »

Holcomb OKs consequences for local officials who ignore state audit findings
nwitimes.comApril 25, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS — Local governments whose financial records are in disarray, or don't operate fully in compliance with state law, won't be able to get away with it much longer. On Tuesday, Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law House Enrolled Act ...more »

Audit: Sloppy spending records endangered jobless benefit claims ...
Allentown Morning CallApril 25, 2017

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says report found Department of Labor & Industry failed to properly account for $180 million for unemployment ...more »

Senate Proposing Crime Lab Audit Law in Wake of Annie Dookhan ...
NECNApril 25, 2017

The NBC Boston Investigators have exclusively learned the senate is proposing a crime lab audit law to detect and prevent the mishandling of evidence in the ...more »

Audit standards
American Banker (subscription)April 25, 2017

search goes here. Audit standards. Lawmakers target Wells Fargo auditor over fake accounts · Lawmakers target Wells Fargo auditor over fake accounts. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey are seeking information about KPMG to determine if it lived up to ...more »

County Legislature approves law eliminating vacation carryover
Evening ObserverApril 25, 2017

Following the audit's release, County Executive Vince Horrigan said a local law amended in 1990 provided vacation buy-back benefits for county managers and full-time elected officials. He said it was the consistent opinion of the county attorney since ...more »

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