Pa. Auditor General Urging Lawmakers To Fix Turnpike's Rising DebtPennsylvania's elected fiscal watchdog is urging state lawmakers to rescue a Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission that's deep in debt from payments it's forced to make to the state, despite annual toll increases.
State Auditor General Addresses Penn Hills Community On School District DebtHundreds of people from Penn Hills packed into a town hall meeting to discuss options on how to get the district back on a sound financial footing, and why after years of mismanagement, no one was ever arrested on criminal charges.
Auditor General Says Rebate Pricing Scheme Actually Raised Prescription Drug Prices For ConsumersVisiting the Hometown Pharmacy in New Castle, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale lambasted a system that he says drives up prescription drug costs for consumers and threatens the existence of independent pharmacies.
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.
Wilkinsburg Taxpayers Took $1.2 Million Hit After School District Borrowed From Unreputable Financial FirmThe Pennsylvania Auditor General released a progress report on the financial health of the Wilkinsburg School District after a recent audit.
Auditor General Urging Crackdown On Pharmacy Benefit ManagersPennsylvania's independently elected fiscal watchdog is urging state lawmakers to rein in pharmacy benefit managers.
Pennsylvania Volunteer Firefighters To Receive $55.1 Million In FundingVolunteer firefighters across the state are about to get new equipment, training and insurance.
State Auditor General Offering Voters Abundance Of Resources Before Heading To PollsWith voter turnout expected to be higher than normal for the midterm election on Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Auditor General says he’ll be monitoring the polls closely.
School Safety Task Force Has Recommendations, But Not Much Cash To Help Districts Implement ThemThe shooting at a Florida high school last school year prompted Pa. officials to create a school safety task force that traveled the state to listen to concerns.
DePasquale: Legalizing Marijuana Could Generate $500M Per Year In RevenueStates across the country are reaping the financial benefits of legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Now some Pennsylvania elected officials are trying to cash in.
AG Audit Uncovers Outdated Safety Policies In Woodland Hills School DistrictAn audit of the Woodland Hills School District revealed several issues, including outdated safety policies and expired emergency agreements with local law enforcement agencies.
Pennsylvania Turnpike Approves Toll Increase For 11th Straight YearAccording to the Turnpike Commission, a 6 percent toll increase has been approved, which will go into effect on Jan. 6, 2019.