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County Legislature approves law eliminating vacation carryoverOklahoma Gov. Fallin orders audit of all untested rape kitsINVESTIGATIVE UNIT: EBR COA Board Chairman in violation of state lawGov. Tom Wolf signs unemployment compensation bill into law; 200 ...Now we finally know how bad voter fraud is in North CarolinaINVESTIGATIVE UNIT: EBR COA Board Chairman in violation of ...California Auditor Suggests New Database to Help Identify Parking Placard FraudHartford Police Found "Non-Compliant" With Connecticut's Anti-Racial Profiling LawCall for independent reporting bodyGovernor let clock run on 13 now-lawsAudit standardsAudit offers bevy of regulations for Nevada medical marijuana programAudit: Conn. police underreporting required racial profiling dataTreasury Releases (And Withdraws) Proposed Regulations Regarding New Partnership Audit RulesAnother State Shows Voter Fraud Isn't A Widespread Problem

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Audit: Unexplained misallocated millions for state tax board
The Daily ProgressMarch 28, 2017

... practices have intervened in administrative activities and created inconsistencies in operations, breakdowns in centralized processes and in certain instances result in activities contrary to state law and budgetary and legislative directives," the ...more »

Delaware Proposes Unclaimed Property Regulations – No April Fools
The National Law ReviewApril 7, 2017

... were already being applied in practice). In addition, the revised NDA incorporates language relating to: (i) compelled disclosures; (ii) compliance with applicable laws; and (iii) injunctive relief. ... To absolutely no one's surprise, the ...more »

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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 »

Oklahoma Gov. Fallin orders audit of all untested rape kits
NewsOK.comApril 25, 2017

A task force soon will begin auditing police evidence rooms across Oklahoma, looking for rape kits that have gone untested for years. Gov. Mary Fallin signed an executive order Monday creating the task force. The group, in collaboration with local law ...more »

INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: EBR COA Board Chairman in violation of state law
WBRZApril 25, 2017

The State Legislative Auditor said the Board violated the open meetings laws when it called a meeting to discuss their audit. Following that story, Board members claimed the audit was never discussed. However, since the agenda was never amended, the ...more »

Gov. Tom Wolf signs unemployment compensation bill into law; 200 ...
PennLive.comApril 24, 2017

This post was updated at 8:03 p.m. with reaction from one of the furloughed Labor & Industry employees. The Wolf Administration said Monday it will begin ...more »

Now we finally know how bad voter fraud is in North Carolina
Charlotte ObserverApril 24, 2017

On Friday, the State Board of Elections released the results of an extensive, objective audit of the 2016 election. It found that 4,769,640 votes were cast in November and that one (1) would probably have been avoided with a voter ID law. One out of ...more »

INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: EBR COA Board Chairman in violation of ...
WBRZApril 24, 2017

BATON ROUGE- There are more allegations of wrongdoing tonight at the East Baton Rouge Parish Council on Aging. This time it involves Board Chairman ...more »

California Auditor Suggests New Database to Help Identify Parking Placard Fraud
Government TechnologyApril 24, 2017

The audit explains that the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) network contains data on placard information, but parking enforcement personnel who aren't sworn peace officers can't readily access it. And "under no ...more »

Hartford Police Found "Non-Compliant" With Connecticut's Anti-Racial Profiling Law
WNPR NewsApril 24, 2017

An audit by the IMRP revealed that Hartford submitted 2,027 traffic stop reports between October 1, 2015, and September 30, 2016. But the department said it made close to 7,000 stops, blaming the discrepancy on computer error. A look at dispatch ...more »

Call for independent reporting body
DAWN.comApril 24, 2017

The abysmal quality of audit and weak oversight by the financial regulator merit immediate action by the government to bring changes in the country's existing legal, financial audit and reporting framework. The lamentable performance by both auditors ...more »

Governor let clock run on 13 now-laws
Arkansas OnlineApril 23, 2017

Under what is now Act 981, the state Plant Board will promote research and development of industrial hemp and commercial markets for those Arkansas products and may work with the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture on industrial hemp ...more »

Audit standards
Employee Benefit NewsApril 22, 2017

AICPA proposes standard for auditing employee benefit plans. The American Institute of CPAs is toughening the rules after a critical report from the Labor Department about the quality of ERISA audits. Audit standards Michael Cohn 4m ago. Audit ...more »

Audit offers bevy of regulations for Nevada medical marijuana program
Las Vegas Review-JournalApril 22, 2017

The audit also looked at a sample of 51 people permitted to grow their own cannabis and found that two-thirds live within a 25-mile halo that might make them ineligible to grow at home. Nevada's home-grow law allows people who live within 25 miles of a ...more »

Audit: Conn. police underreporting required racial profiling data
Police NewsApril 22, 2017

HARTFORD, Conn. — Police in Connecticut's capital city have failed to report thousands of traffic stops as required by a state law aimed to prevent racial profiling, data analysts said Friday. Hartford police submitted records for about 2,000 traffic ...more »

Treasury Releases (And Withdraws) Proposed Regulations Regarding New Partnership Audit Rules
The National Law ReviewApril 21, 2017

The Act instituted a new regime for federal tax audits of entities treated as partnerships for US federal income tax purposes (the New Audit Rules) effective for tax returns filed with respect to tax years beginning after December 31, 2017. For prior ...more »

Another State Shows Voter Fraud Isn't A Widespread Problem
Huffington PostApril 21, 2017

The audit comes as the Supreme Court is considering whether to hear North Carolina's appeal from a lower court ruling blocking its controversial 2013 photo voter ID law, which lawmakers argued was needed to prevent voter fraud. The audit also is a slap ...more »

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