For 3rd consecutive year, South Carolina fiscal year closes with higher-than-expected surplus

...continued growth for a while based on what we're seeing," Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom, the state's chief accountant...That's just good budget management," said the Republican comptroller general.He noted legislators had to deplete all reserves...

City must fill position of comptroller

...finances at month's end. Acting Comptroller Glenn Greenway has resigned...department in 1995 and became acting comptroller last year with the retirement...medical disability. As acting comptroller, Mr. Greenway did the job...

Obscure SC comptroller race inspires nasty ads

...South Carolina's obscure statewide comptroller general's race.Democrat Robert Barber...harassment lawsuit involving Republican Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom and airing...unlikely tough talk emanating from the comptroller general's race has caught the eye...

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Comptroller warns banks about lax lending practices

...system today are serious," Acting Comptroller of the Currency Julie Williams said...eight years of gains. The Office of the Comptroller, a division of the Treasury Department...said. As a result of the study, the comptroller's office is implementing greater oversight...

Comptroller win increases GOP's power

...Richard Eckstrom's win in the comptroller's general race means more than...the accounting practices in the comptroller general's office, which pays...state Senate before being elected comptroller general in 1998.

Ex-comptroller still gave advice

...the end, Augusta's former longtime comptroller was "stubborn" and "hard-headed...For 30 years, he served Augusta as comptroller and never during that time was there...charge of the finances. He served as comptroller under Mr. Newman's administration...

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Carolina Comptroller candidates trade barbs for weeks before vote

...expected a ballot race for an often-forgotten position such as comptroller general to turn nasty. Incumbent Republican Richard Eckstrom...van, charging his gasoline to a state credit card. The comptroller general has two jobs - making sure the state's bills get...

Ex-comptroller's bench trial ends

It's up to a judge to reach a conclusion in a lawsuit filed nine years ago by Lon Morrey, the last comptroller of Augusta.A bench trial before Superior Court Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet wrapped up shortly after noon Thursday after two...

Comptroller warns banks to do better at protecting customers' privacy

...must do more to protect their customers' privacy or submit to federal regulation that would force them to do so, acting comptroller of the currency Julie L. Williams said today. Addressing a meeting of the Consumer Bankers Association, Williams said...

RCBOE considers adjust pay, hours of substitute teachers as budgetary control measure

...adjusting" the pay of substitute teachers in order to keep budgets balanced and remain "competitive" in the job market.Comptroller Gene Spires presented a revised pay and hour schedule during Tuesday's committee meeting, offering details on how changing...