Pa. Auditor General Says Reforming State's Criminal Justice System Could Save Millions Of Taxpayer DollarsWith the incarceration rate in Pennsylvania higher than the national average, there’s now a push to strengthen the state’s criminal justice reform.
Philadelphia's Nina Ahmad Poised To Win Auditor General Democratic Nomination Over Pittsburgh's Michael LambNina Ahmad is poised to become the Democratic Party's first woman of color to win the nomination for one of the state's top executive offices.
Pa. Auditor General Report Approves Plan To Upgrade Emergency Radio Communications SystemThe Pennsylvania auditor general's office says a $45 million project to upgrade emergency radio communications system in Pennsylvania is on time and within the budget.
Pa. Auditor General: Get Rid Of Keystone Exam, Save MoneyPennsylvania's elected fiscal watchdog is urging state officials to end the Keystone Exams, saying they're not federally required and it's costing taxpayers nearly $100 million between 2015 and 2021.
Auditor General Says County Officials Who Accepted Gifts From Voting Machine Vendors Did Nothing Illegal, But Should Have Said NoThe State Auditor General released new details about county officials, who allegedly accepted gifts from voting machine vendors.
Audit Finds Pa. School Bus Drivers With Criminal ConvictionsA state audit says ineligible drivers have been allowed to get behind the wheel of Pennsylvania school buses, including five with disqualifying criminal convictions in a single district.
Auditor General 'Horrified' By New Child Abuse ReportPennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale is voicing concern over a new report on child abuse.
Rape Kit Backlog Drops, But Watchdog Cites Lack Of FundingPennsylvania's Department of Health says a backlog of untested rape kits has dropped.
Audit Rips Accounting In Pennsylvania Jobless Benefit SystemA new audit says it's unclear if the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry properly spent millions in recent years on an unemployment compensation system that has melted down during a funding fight.
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.
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.
Child Abuse Hotline Calls Are Going Unanswered, Auditor General ChargesTens of thousands of phone calls into the state's child abuse hotline called ChildLine went unanswered last year, says state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale.
Agency That Monitors City's Finances To Be AuditedA forensic audit of the agency that monitors the City of Pittsburgh's finances will be conducted after a number of concerns were raised about missing expenditure receipts.
Pa. Auditor General Launches Audit Of TurnpikeFresh on the heels of a KDKA Investigation into unpaid tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the Pennsylvania Auditor General launched an audit of the turnpike today.
Pa. Auditor General Launches Comprehensive Audit Into Pa. Cyber Charter SchoolThere are serious new concerns about the current spending practices at Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School.