California Audit: More Virus Money Should Have Gone To Small CountiesCalifornia should have spent more money helping its smaller counties battle the coronavirus, state Auditor Elaine Howle said Tuesday, criticizing Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration for favoring places with big populations despite data showing the needs of rural areas “were at least the same if not greater.”
EDD Did Not Comply With State Audit, Putting Californians At Risk Of ID TheftThe state auditor found the Employment Development Department has put millions at risk of identity theft amid the pandemic, violating state law.
Audit Pans California's Lead Cleanup At Exide Battery Plant In Southern CaliforniaCalifornia will need to spend $650 million to clean up a heavily contaminated battery recycling plant in Southern California, but has less than half the money in hand and is behind its estimated schedule for removing dangerous lead dust affecting 100,000 nearby residents, the state auditor said Tuesday.
Audit: California Nursing Board Faked Docs On InvestigationsThe California board that regulates the nursing industry falsified its records to make it appear it was properly investigating allegations made against the state’s nurses, including serious complaints such as patient harm that can lead to nurses losing their licenses.
Audit: More Than 1.4 Million California Children At Risk Of Lead PoisoningA new report from the California State Auditor found more than 1.4 million children may be at risk of lead poisoning and not know it because the state's top two health agencies aren't doing their jobs.
State Employee Given Questions Ahead Of Promotion Interview Must Undergo Ethics TrainingA California state employee applying for a new position got a copy of the interview questions emailed to her personal account ahead of the interview, then landed the job, and later lied about the email during a State Audit investigation.
Auditor: State Workers Caught Behaving BadlyThe audit found a Caltrans employee commuted to work by commercial plane and had taxpayers pick up her tab.
State Audit Finds State Workers' Bad Behaviors Wasted Taxpayer MoneyAccording to a new state audit, $150,000 of taxpayer money was wasted by California workers' bad behaviors.
EDD Audit Confirms CBS13 Investigation - Calls On EDD To Stop Putting Millions At Risk Of Identity TheftFollowing four years and dozens of CBS 13 reports, a permanent fix is finally in the works to prevent state agencies from mailing your social security number.
Investigation Found Head Of CA Agency Practiced Nepotism, Retaliated Against Whistleblowers A new report from the state auditor found the head of a California agency committed gross misconduct, retaliated against whistleblowers, and unfairly promoted her relatives.
Whistleblowers Lead California Auditor To $370,000 In WasteWhistleblower tips alerted California's auditor to $370,000 in waste and forgery at certain state agencies, according to a report released Thursday.
Audit: Calif. Agencies Overstate Stimulus JobsA state audit on Tuesday found that some California agencies inflated the number of jobs created by the federal stimulus program.