State Of California
A detailed review of more than 500 state special funds released Friday found hundreds of millions of dollars in accounting discrepancies but no instances beyond the state parks department in which government officials purposely underreported the amount of money.
As the Department of Finance continues to look at just how much money is stashed away in special funds, questions are being asked about how that money can be used.
Gov. Jerry Brown is warning of additional trigger cuts if voters reject his tax initiative next fall, saying they’ll have to choose between new taxes or more slashes to education and public safety.
A former state employee was sentenced Thursday to 21 months in prison and ordered to pay $90,000 in restitution for conspiracy to commit mail fraud, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Sacramento announced.
A CBS13 investigation reveals scores of state agencies are delinquent in paying their vendors -– racking up more than $5 million in late fees, with taxpayers ultimately on the hook.
The state of California recently switched to paperless disability payments, because it was supposed to speed up the process. But, one woman says now she has no cash for Christmas because of the state.
A South Carolina retiree is doing his part to help California close its massive budget deficit.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles is about two weeks behind schedule in processing license applications across the state.