Controller John Chiang

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Controller Finds More Problems In California Parks

A state review finds that more than 200 state employees were overpaid more than $500,000 by managers who deliberately broke state rules at the troubled California Department of Parks and Recreation.


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Democratic Lawmakers Sue Controller Over Withheld Pay

The Legislature’s Democratic leaders filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the state controller for blocking lawmakers’ pay last year after deciding they had failed to meet their constitutional deadline for passing a balanced budget.


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Audit: Calif. Corrections Overpaid Workers

California’s corrections department overpaid some employees for salaries and travel advances and was slow to collect those funds, according to an audit the state controller’s office released Wednesday.


Audit Faults California Redevelopment Agencies

An audit by the state controller’s office has found that redevelopment agencies in California do not have a way to show how well they are fighting blight or creating jobs.