From Sleeping On the Job To Building A Tiki Room While On Duty: State Audit Reveals Misuse Of Taxpayers' DollarsA scathing new report released today by the state auditor revealed misuse of state time and government property by several state employees and agencies.
Report: State Nurses Worked Millions of Hours Of Overtime In 2015The findings were released on Tuesday in a 24-page report by the Little Hoover Commission. It found overtime for nursing staff at state facilities cost $179 million.
2,000 Invited To New California Senate Leader's Expensive Disney Concert Hall 'Inauguration' The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation, which receives donations from special interests seeking influence in the Legislature, is picking up the estimated $50,000 tab.
Study Finds State Workers’ Benefits Grow 3 Times Faster Than Private SectorThe Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association is releasing findings after poring over state worker pay between 2005 and 2010.
Taxpayer Group Sues Over Rural Fire FeeA taxpayer group, joined by plaintiffs throughout California, filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to block a fee that is being assessed on more than 800,000 property owners to raise money for fire prevention.
On The Money: Legislator CarsIt’s a perk that California politicians have been getting for decades – the use of a taxpayer supported car. But what happens when those state lawmakers no longer want those vehicles?