Auditor Says Clearer Rules Needed For Use Of Drilling FeesPennsylvania's auditor general says the state should rein in what he called questionable spending of some of the hundreds of millions of dollars in fees from a natural gas drilling boom that have swelled local government coffers under a nearly five-year-old state law.
Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office Praised For Clearing Untested Rape Kit BacklogAfter releasing a report about thousands of untested rape kits, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale toured the Allegheny County medical examiner's office Tuesday.
Pa. Auditor General Warns Of Higher Tolls On TurnpikeA new state audit is warning that plans for the Pennsylvania Turnpike to raise tolls repeatedly over the coming decades may not be sustainable.
Trombetta Guilty Plea Sparks Cyber School Funding QuestionsPa. Cyber Charter School founder Nick Trombetta's guilty plea may prompt a closer look at the operation of charter schools across the state and cyber charters in particular.
Auditor General: Propel Schools Wrongfully Reimbursed By Education Dept.The Propel Charter Schools of Pittsburgh gets reimbursed tax dollars to lease school buildings for their schools around the region.
Penn Hills School Board Trying To Move Forward After District AuditThe Penn Hills School Board met Monday night in the first meeting since last week's bombshell audit report from the state auditor general.
Penn Hills School District Audit To Reveal Millions Wasted In MismanagementStunning allegations are expected to come at a news conference Wednesday morning in Penn Hills.
Auditor General Says Districts Spent Too Much On TransportationThe Pennsylvania Auditor General says some area school districts were spending too much to get students to class.
Pa. Auditor General To Probe Penn Hills School District FinancesThe Pennsylvania Auditor General says he’s planning to investigate the finances of the Penn Hills School District.
Pa. Auditor General Calls For Changes In Charter SchoolsThe abuse of public money is spotlighted in the indictment of former Pa. Cyber Charter School head Nick Trombetta.
Pa. Auditor General: State Failure To Reimburse Means Charter Schools Hurt Public SchoolsAn audit by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale found school districts are hurting financially because Governor Corbett and the legislature no longer reimburse school districts when their students attend charter schools. KDKA's Jon Delano has the story.
Pa. Auditor General Calling For Tighter Regulations At Tattoo ParlorsTattoo parlors are springing up everywhere, but if you get ink in Pennsylvania you're doing it at your own risk. That's because parlors and tattoo artists are not licensed or regulated. KDKA Investigator Andy Sheehan reports that cases of infection and disease are on the rise. And that has some state officials calling for reform.