John Chiang

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Name: John Chiang
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Controller hopeful stumbles as she rises

SACRAMENTO California voters in 2010 approved Proposition 25 , which gave the Democratic legislative leadership the ability to pass state budgets with a simple majority vote rather than the supermajority that had previously been required.The initiative’s ... [Published U-T San Diego - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

AM Alert: Californians split on Congress, own representatives

Like the rest of the country, California voters hold a deeply negative view of the job performance of the U.S. Congress: Just 13 percent approve of the work of the nation's lawmakers in a new Field Poll , compared to 79 percent who disapprove. That's ... [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 5 reports

State audit: Cudahy must repay $22.7 million after corruption scandal

CUDAHY, Calif. (KABC) -- The results of a state audit of the city of Cudahy were released Tuesday after three former city officials were convicted in a bribery scandal.It was nearly two years ago that a five-hour standoff ended in the arrest of Osvaldo ... [Published ABC7 - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

State Finds Spending Abuse In The City Of Cudahy

Mayor Chris Garcia is 28-years-old. He says "I'm proud I'm the youngest mayor ever in the city." He also is pleased with the report issued by State Controller John Chiang. It's not a great report. But, he says "It may be a blessing." The city had been ... [Published KTTV Fox 11 - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Audit: CA City to Return $22.7 Million for Misuse of Funds

The Los Angeles Times reported that an audit of Cudahy , one of the poorest cities in Los Angeles county, revealed that city leaders mismanaged state funds and blatantly exploited the use of city-issued credit cards, running up excessive bills for ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

School Salary Transparency Can Help Disadvantaged Students

Gov. Jerry Brown’s latest budget includes $11.8 billion in increased education spending next fiscal year and the Legislative Analyst’s Office predicts that schools may receive even more money thanks to higher-than-expected tax revenue. Much of this money ... [Published Reason Foundation - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

State accuses small city Cudahy of large spending irregularities

- latimes.com State accuses small city Cudahy of large spending irregularitiesBy Jeff Gottlieb and Steve Marble10:55 AM PDT, April 15, 2014City leaders in one of Los Angeles County’s poorest cities used city-issued credit cards for excessive travel, ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

State revenue totaled totaled $6.4 billion in March, state controller reports

NewsUploaded: Mon, Apr 14, 2014, 8:09 amBut cash deficit rises to $16.7 billion,up from $15.2 billion at the end of March 2013.by Jeb Bing / Pleasanton WeeklyCalifornia state Controller John Chiang.State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues ... [Published PleasantonWeekly.com - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: John Chiang, Taxes
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Election 2014: Controller candidates Pérez, Betty Yee and Swearengin talk CalSTRS, watchdog role and more

The Bee’s editorial board met with the three leading candidates seeking to replace termed-out Controller John Chiang. State controllers sit on the boards of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System and California Public Employees’ Retirement System, ... [Published Sacramento Bee - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Controller John Chiang Offers Students Finance, Personal Advice During Civic Leadership Speaker Series

LOS ANGELES , April 11 -- California State University Los Angeles issued the following news release:President William A. Covino praised the leadership, tenacity and dedication to service of keynote speaker California State Controller John Chiang during ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

Controller John Chiang offers students finance, personal advice during Civic...

Controller John Chiang offers students finance, personal advice during Civic... ... [Published Noodls - Apr 12 2014]
Entities: John Chiang
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

WHY WE NEED LOCAL REPORTING

LOS ANGELES -- Last Thursday was an interesting news day around here -- and one that highlighted the importance of local reporting as newspapers fade away across the country.A woman named Angela Spaccia was sentenced to 11 years in prison and fined $8 ... [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 12 2014]

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"you had misuse of state dollars, wasted dollars, they had dollars that they could use for a park, they had to return it back to the state of california. things such as misuse of credit cards, there were no policies as to how you could use it, they overspent, they didn't fully pay their credit card bills, there were late charges" said California state controller John Chiang
"Very few controls or checks and balances existed to guard against corruption, abuse, and fiscal mismanagement," Controller John Chiang said. "the few rules that did exist were not followed, and questionable spending was rampant."
...Especially, since Controller John Chiang, said in his report that the City "should be commended for taking these matters seriously and being proactive in resolving the noted deficiencies."

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Controller hopeful stumbles as she rises [Published U-T San Diego - 12 hours ago]
State audit: Cudahy must repay $22.7 million af... [Published ABC7 - Apr 16 2014]
Audit faults Cudahy as government in chaos [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 16 2014]
State Finds Spending Abuse In The City Of Cudahy [Published KTTV Fox 11 - Apr 16 2014]
State audits find spending abuse in LA-area city [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Calif. Controller Orders City Of Cudahy To Repa... [Published CBS Los Angeles - Apr 15 2014]
Audit: CA City to Return $22.7 Million for Misu... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 15 2014]
How the Makers of TurboTax Are Trying to Keep D... [Published National Journal - Apr 15 2014]
State audits LA-area city of Cudahy after scandal [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 15 2014]
School Salary Transparency Can Help Disadvantag... [Published Reason Foundation - Apr 15 2014]
Cudahy ordered to repay $22.7 million in redeve... [Published Whittier Daily News - Apr 15 2014]
State accuses small city Cudahy of large spendi... [Published Los Angeles Times - Apr 15 2014]
AM Alert: Californians split on Congress, own r... [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Apr 15 2014]
Oxnard city manager contract on Tuesday agenda ... [Published Ventura County Star - Apr 15 2014]
State revenue totaled totaled $6.4 billion in M... [Published PleasantonWeekly.com - Apr 14 2014]
Finance: RCU names wealth management director [Published North Bay Business Journal - Apr 14 2014]
Election 2014: Controller candidates Pérez, Bet... [Published Sacramento Bee - Apr 14 2014]
Endorsements: Betty Yee and Ashley Swearengin a... [Published Sacramento Bee - Apr 13 2014]
Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin leads controller... [Published Fresno Bee - Apr 13 2014]
Field Poll: Republican Ashley Swearengin leads ... [Published Vallejo Times-Herald - Apr 12 2014]
Field Poll: Republican Ashley Swearengin leads ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Apr 12 2014]
Controller John Chiang Offers Students Finance,... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 12 2014]
Republican leads controller’s race in Field Poll [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Apr 12 2014]
Controller John Chiang offers students finance,... [Published Noodls - Apr 12 2014]
WHY WE NEED LOCAL REPORTING [Published Yahoo! News - Apr 12 2014]
Controller releases March cash update [Published Lake County News - Apr 11 2014]
Piedmont briefs: City Council approves appointe... [Published Inside Bay Area - Apr 10 2014]
California tracks taxes closely in 'important m... [Published San Francisco Business Times - Apr 09 2014]
State government sees another month of strong r... [Published Central Valley Business Times - Apr 09 2014]
Global Mining Giant Drops Its Share In Alaska’s... [Published Think Progress - Apr 08 2014]
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Audit: CA City to Return $22.7 Million for Misu... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 15 2014]
The Los Angeles Times reported that an audit of Cudahy , one of the poorest cities in Los Angeles county, revealed that city leaders mismanaged state funds and blatantly exploited the use of city-issued credit cards, running up excessive bills for ...
Global Mining Giant Drops Its Share In Alaska’s... [Published Think Progress - Apr 08 2014]
Exploratory drilling at the proposed Pebble Mine site. CREDIT: A.P. Images London-based Rio Tinto , one of the largest mining companies in the world, announced Monday that it is abandoning its 19.1 percent stake in the embattled Pebble Mine proposed ...
California's Budget Is Looking Massively Better... [Published Clusterstock - Mar 11 2014]
In November 2012, I was  interviewed  by Joe Weisenthal at Business Insider. One of my comments during our discussion on state and local governments was:  I wouldn’t be surprised if we see all of a sudden a report come out, “Hey, we’ve got a balanced ...
Update on California Budget: Revenue Almost $1 ... [Published Calculated Risk - Mar 10 2014]
In November 2012, I was interviewed by Joe Weisenthal at Business Insider. One of my comments during our discussion on state and local governments was: I wouldn’t be surprised if we see all of a sudden a report come out, “Hey, we’ve got a balanced ...
The California Budget Surplus: Stock and Flow [Published Calculated Risk - Feb 10 2014]
Over a year ago, I predicted that California would run an annual budget surplus soon. Several people wrote to me and said that can't be correct ... they heard California still had a significant amount of debt. That is also correct. This is a stock ...
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California State Controller John Chiang to Keyn... [Published Financial Services - Dec 13 2013]
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