Tag Archives: State Audits

Naughty State Workers: The 2009 Edition

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It’s not a big story, but an interesting one: the annual report from state auditors of government workers who have done wrong. And this year doesn’t disappoint: improper travel expenses, inappropriate email, unnecessary consultants, and more.


No Sale of the Big House

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San Quentin, may you rot and burn in hell. May your walls fall and may I live to tell. May all the world forget you ever stood. And may all the world regret you did no good. Those are Johnny … Continue reading »


Audit: A Bad Fiscal Year

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Not that you needed a formal audit of California government to know it, but today’s detailed report gives some final clarity to how much the state took in last year… and how much more it spent.


State Audit: Dual Jobs, Lots of Vacation, Happy Hour at Work

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You can say one thing about those pesky state auditors: they sure are picky about how taxpayer dollars are spent. The annual report on “Improper Activities by State Employees” is out from the Bureau of State Audits, chock full of … Continue reading »