Increasing number of Senators demand investigation into prior UC funding

Increasing number of Senators demand investigation into prior UC funding

As three unemployment compensation call centers have stopped taking calls and a December 19 furlough date looms for nearly 600 workers in the Department of Labor and Industry, Republican Senators are increasing their demand for an accounting of how UC money has been spent and transferred in the past.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
A week of woe for Pennsylvania’s fiscal health

A week of woe for Pennsylvania’s fiscal health

While last week’s election brought the prospect for change at the national level, the week following the election in Pennsylvania brought more of the same in terms of legislative leadership and, more importantly, Pennsylvania’s fiscal outlook.

 

The negative news concerning the current state of Pennsylvania’s budget and a depressing future outlook began Tuesday when the Independent Fiscal Office provided its five-year financial outlook that noted budget deficits are only likely to increase from $1.7 billion for FY 2017-2018 to $3 billion in FY 2021-2022.

Thursday, November 17, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
AG DePasquale discusses Commonwealth's financial situation

AG DePasquale discusses Commonwealth's financial situation

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held a press conference Thursday morning where he discussed the financial challenges that the Commonwealth faces and how he has been working to make a difference. 

He also discussed the goals he has for his second term in the position of Auditor General. 

Thursday, November 17, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Auditor General releases findings in audit of Department of Corrections’ violence reporting system

Auditor General releases findings in audit of Department of Corrections’ violence reporting system

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held a news conference Thursday to release his office’s findings from a review of the Department of Corrections’ procedures for reporting acts of violence at the department’s 25 state corrections institutions and one rehabilitation boot camp.

 

The Department of Corrections requested the Office of Auditor General look at its violence reporting methods last year to determine the integrity of current processes used.

Thursday, October 20, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Auditor General distributes aid for municipal pension plans, volunteer firefighters as part of new duties

Auditor General distributes aid for municipal pension plans, volunteer firefighters as part of new duties

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Wednesday that he has released $336.5 million in aid to municipal pension plans and volunteer firefighters on duties assumed by his office after the dismantling of the Public Employee Retirement Commission earlier this year.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
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