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Ga. consumer protection unit fails, audit says

ATLANTA -- State auditors released a critical analysis Thursday...resources or desired outcomes," the auditors wrote.The unit's own statistics...every dollar taxpayers spent.When auditors tried to compare those results with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-14/ga-consumer-protection-unit-
California measure fails to create green jobs

...given to schools so far has gone to consultants and energy auditors. The board created to oversee the project and submit annual...to schools has gone for energy planning by consultants and auditors."If there's money out there, we're going for it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-17/california-measure-fails-c
Woman faces arraignment in personal care home case

...application for a warrant to search the home in August 2014, a state auditor received a tip that residents had to sleep on the floor in...have been neglected, abused or exploited. In addition, the auditor received information that one wheelchair-bound resident was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-11/woman-faces-arraignmen
Auditors dispute figures

...than it earned, according to federal auditors. During fiscal years 1997 and 1998...the Cost Reduction Incentive Program, auditors wrote. The program rewards Energy Department...withdrawals for at least 21 proposals, auditors reported. The errors occurred because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/29/met_260178.shtml
Metro
Billing quirk lets labs overcharge Medicaid, auditors say

...single battery. Instead, the auditors found numerous instances of...In a sample case provided by auditors, a three-part blood chemistry...Marshall said. Georgia's state auditor is examining the Medicaid billings...completed in January of this year, auditors determined that a SmithKline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/09/bus_201119.shtml
Business
Auditors uncover trouble in books

Federal auditors Wednesday highlighted a series of accounting deficiencies...exercise oversight of such audits by ensuring that auditors reported to an independent committee to prevent the auditors from "modifying results in favor of WSRC." But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-01-22/auditors-uncover-trouble-book
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Auditors question facility's fines

ATLANTA - State auditors singled out sanctions against the Estelle...revising how it levies fines. The state auditors also found that the agency often did...16 facilities hadn't paid up, and auditors found no record of subsequent penalties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/17/met_431528.shtml
Metro
Georgia missing money from car tags, auditors say

...to their sale, according to state auditors.The Department of Audits & Accounts...up $11.7 million, according to the auditors' report.Expanding the selection to...the breast-cancer awareness tag.The auditors recommend a targeted campaign to beef...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-02-24/georgia-missing-money-ca
Government | Government
Column: Auditors scrutinize teaching hospital charges

FEDERAL AUDITORS are training their guns on Medicare overcharges...Physicians At Teaching Hospitals. Government auditors suspect the hospitals are routinely charging...paying back millions to stop federal auditors from digging any further. That has some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/06/op_238262.shtml
Opinion columns
Ga. misses out on car-tag fees, auditors say

...to their sale, according to state auditors.The Department of Audits & Accounts...up $11.7 million, according to the auditors' report.Expanding the selection to...the breast-cancer awareness tag.The auditors recommend a targeted campaign to beef...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-02-24/ga-misses-out-car-tag-fe
Government | Government