On The Money

On the Money: State Bought $120K Medical Dummy Sources Say Has Never Been UsedInstead of being used to train medical workers, sources said the manikin, called iStan, has been gathering dust in a room at the Veteran Affairs home in West Los Angeles since the manufacturer set it up.
On The Money: State Park Employees Caught Bowling While On The ClockTaxpayers paid to fly state employees from Southern California to Sacramento, where they went bowling when their plane landed, and our "On The Money" cameras caught them red handed.
On The Money: College President Paid To Stay Away From CampusImagine being paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to stay away from work – well it happened to a local college president who is now staying home, while taxpayers are footing the bill.
On The Money: California Names 500 Biggest Tax CheatsCalifornia is being cheated out of millions of tax dollars by deadbeats who don’t pay their bills, according to a new list revealed Friday by the Board of Equalization, and a Sacramento restaurant is among the worst offenders.
On The Money: Derailing The Bullet Train?The cost of California’s bullet train is now projected to cost $100 billion – or more: Some California lawmakers say California voters should get a re-do on High Speed Rail, after approving $9 billion in bonds four years ago.
On The Money: Undelivered Refund ChecksCalifornia wants to return millions of dollars in tax refunds, but tax collectors have been unable to find thousands of people who deserve them.
On The Money: Millionaires Collect Billions in Taxpayer MoneyYou could call it welfare for the well-off. Taxpayers in America are literally giving billions to people who make millions. That's right, millionaires are collecting welfare.
On The Money: Judges Blow Whistle On State Agency's HiringCourthouse delays are more common now because of staffing shortages. But an On The Money investigation has discovered that one government agency -- the Administrative Office of the Courts -- is growing despite a statewide hiring freeze.
On The Money: Ethanol Production Running Out Chicken Farms?In the fight for energy independence, there’s a big battle over ethanol, with California taking center stage -– and billions of dollars at stake.
On The Money: Empty Lot Costs Taxpayers $400 MillionTaxpayers shelled out $400 million for an empty lot that’s been vacant for 10 years. A California congressman calls it a prime example of government waste.
On The Money: Diesel Filter RecallThe hard-hit construction industry is taking aim at a California government agency. Critics say the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved equipment now suspected of causing a major forest fire.
On The Money: Cost Of Killing The Death PenaltyNearly two out every three Americans support the death penalty, but California is paying a high price for keeping prisoners on death row -- and not executing them.
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