Auditor General http://wuis.org en Anti-Violence Program Director, Others Subpoenaed http://wuis.org/post/anti-violence-program-director-others-subpoenaed <p>Illinois legislators have voted to subpoena seven former state officials to answer questions about a troubled 2010 anti-violence program started by Gov. Pat Quinn. &nbsp;</p><p>A subcommittee of the Legislative Audit Commission voted Monday. They were initially considering just one person for subpoena, but Democrats on the committee said they'd decided to hear from everyone at once. The matter requires a signature from a co-chairman, state Rep. Frank Mautino, a Democrat who wasn't at the meeting. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 20:36:00 +0000 Associated Press 27863 at http://wuis.org Anti-Violence Program Director, Others Subpoenaed Audit: $12.3M Illinois Medicaid Benefits Paid For Dead http://wuis.org/post/audit-123m-illinois-medicaid-benefits-paid-dead <p>An Illinois audit is providing details about the $12.3 million that the state's Medicaid program paid for medical care for people who were dead. &nbsp;<br />Auditor General William Holland released the report Thursday. The Associated Press first reported on the overpayments last month. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 23:17:00 +0000 Associated Press 26219 at http://wuis.org Audit: $12.3M Illinois Medicaid Benefits Paid For Dead Audit Questions How Closing Of Jacksonville Developmental Center, Others Were Handled http://wuis.org/post/audit-questions-how-closing-jacksonville-developmental-center-others-were-handled <p>A state audit has found that Gov. Pat Quinn's administration left behind tractors, a forklift, computers, and confidential patient and employee records when it closed three Department of Human Services facilities. &nbsp;</p><p>The report by Auditor General William Holland says officials failed to follow proper inventory and shut-down procedures when it closed centers in Jacksonville, Rockford and Tinley Park in 2012. &nbsp;</p><p>The audit even found that another department delivered $1,000 worth of bread and juice to the Rockford site 30 days after it closed. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 21:55:57 +0000 Associated Press 26218 at http://wuis.org Audit Questions How Closing Of Jacksonville Developmental Center, Others Were Handled Audit Finds State Computers Missing http://wuis.org/post/audit-finds-state-computers-missing <p></p><p>Illinois' prison systems have misplaced $200,000 of computer equipment.&nbsp; As Amanda Vinicky reports, the state's auditor general says that poses security risks.&nbsp;</p><p>105 laptops are missing from the Illinois Department of Corrections - plus an additional 51 desktops.</p><p>According to a new audit,there's a risk confidential information stored on the computers could be exposed.</p><p>But D.O.C. spokesman Tom Shaer says that's not likely.</p><p>"We don't believe that these computers are laying around somewhere compromising security."</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:02:45 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 6880 at http://wuis.org Audit Finds State Computers Missing 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