Auditors say officials in the city of Cudahy had virtually no oversight in place to prevent the misuse of taxpayer dollars when it spent nearly $23 million in redevelopment funds.
Assembly Speaker John Perez says he is running for state controller next year.
A longtime City Councilman and candidate for City Controller is accusing the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce of playing politics.
Officials with the city of Los Angeles on Friday faced subpoenas in an ongoing investigation into waste, fraud and abuse regarding cell phone use among city employees.
State Controller John Chiang warned Tuesday that California is quickly running out of cash to pay its bills.
California State Controller John Chiang says free tax preparation will be available for families and individuals with household incomes of $50,000 a year or less.
The gloomy report amplifies fears the state will have no choice but to impose deeper budget cuts this winter.
Two audits from the state controller’s office alleges the city with annual budget of an estimated $50 million spent as much as $30 million on “frivolous” expenditures.
The biggest factor behind the top salaries: payouts for unused vacation and sick time that sometimes doubled an employee’s base salary.
California state Controller John Chiang announced Tuesday he was halting pay for state lawmakers, saying their budget plan was not balanced and did not meet the state’s requirement for getting paid.
The FAA has updated its work guidelines for controllers, but many travelers say they feel their safety is at risk.
The city Department of Transportation has failed to collect an estimated $5.4 million in unpaid parking tickets by not aggressively pursuing ticket “scofflaws,” according to a city controller’s audit.
Auditor-Controller Wendy Watanabe says about one-fourth of the $2.2 million cellular telephone budget went toward questionable charges.
State Controller John Chiang has unveiled a new Web site listing the salary, pension benefits and other compensation for nearly 600,000 city and county employees throughout California.