audit http://wuis.org en Lawmakers With Subpoena Powers — Necessary, Or Just for Show? http://wuis.org/post/lawmakers-subpoena-powers-necessary-or-just-show <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A group of lawmakers granted themselves subpoena power Tuesday, to further an investigation into an anti-violence program favored by Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn. Brian Mackey looks at whether it's necessary — or just for show.</p><p>The Neighborhood Recovery Initiative was rushed out in fall 2010, as Quinn was up for election.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 12:57:52 +0000 Brian Mackey 24587 at http://wuis.org Lawmakers With Subpoena Powers — Necessary, Or Just for Show? Audit Of Quinn Program Sent To Authorities http://wuis.org/post/audit-quinn-program-sent-authorities <p>A scathing audit of an anti-violence program launched by Gov. Pat Quinn in 2010 has been sent to law enforcement authorities. &nbsp;</p><p>Republican lawmakers released a letter Friday from Auditor General William Holland. It indicated the audit of Quinn's $55 million ``Neighborhood Recovery Initiative'' went to James Lewis, U.S. attorney for the central district of Illinois, and Ricardo Meza, the state's executive inspector general. The legislators had asked Holland to forward his findings. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:41:45 +0000 Associated Press 20415 at http://wuis.org Audit Of Quinn Program Sent To Authorities Audit Slams CMS Property Control http://wuis.org/post/audit-slams-cms-property-control <p>An audit finds the agency that keeps track of all of Illinois state property does a poor job. &nbsp;<br />Auditor General William Holland's review Thursday shows the Department of Central Management Services' inventory includes only a fraction of what the state controls. The review says the department has made little progress in developing a computerized list.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:41:51 +0000 Associated Press 12101 at http://wuis.org Audit Slams CMS Property Control Road Fund Overpaid For Health Insurance http://wuis.org/post/road-fund-overpaid-health-insurance <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Less than half of the money in Illinois' Road Fund actually pays for highway construction and maintenance. That's the finding in a </span><a href="http://www.auditor.illinois.gov/Audit-Reports/Performance-Special-Multi/Performance-Audits/2013%20Releases/13-Road-Fund-Expend-Mgmt-Audit-Full.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;">new audit (pdf)</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that also says the Road Fund overpaid for employee health insurance.</span></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 11:30:00 +0000 Brian Mackey 2678 at http://wuis.org Road Fund Overpaid For Health Insurance