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Regional commissions good and bad, audit shows

...agency spends $2.6 million in state taxpayer funds plus contributions from each local city and county.The Department of Audits and Accounts graded all 12 regional commissions to compare them against one another in six categories. Within...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-18/regional-commissioners-g
Out-of-state 'super speeders' ignore Georgia fines, audit shows

...about $23 million a year.The state estimates that it gets about $20 million from the extra fines, although the Department of Audits and Accounts report released in September put it at closer to $12 million.The audit found that there are no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-14/out-state-super-speeders-ignore-geo
Ga. consumer protection unit fails, audit says

...defective cars and laws regulating health spas, buying services, garages and home remodelers.The report by the Department of Audits and Accounts cited lax documentation and the need for more formal procedures among the two-dozen staffers who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-14/ga-consumer-protection-unit-
Audit finds records lag for foster-children social workers

...public to ensure they are doing the job, according to a state audit.A report released this week by the Georgia Department of Audits & Accounts on a performance review it conducted found that the Division of Family and Children Services is experiencing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-23/audit-finds-records-lag-
Despite GRU aid, Warm Springs Institute has financial challenges, losses

...contracts, updated charges and streamlined billing are among the changes, according to the report by the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts."However, the net result of these changes on profitability is still unknown. Consequently, hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-10/despite-gru-aid-warm-spr
Legal challenge to private probation firms moves into federal court

...probationers after their sentences had expired ? in a scathing report released in April 2014 by the state's Department of Audits and Accounts Performance Audits Division. There could be no question the judge knew people were forced to make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-13/legal-challenge-privat
Augusta Commission to review deal with Sentinel probation company

...spring.The audit sought to determine how well misdemeanor probation services operate in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts report found courts and providers lacking in every regard.The audit also found problems similar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-20/augusta-commission-rev
Juvenile system gets ombudsman

...harder to maintain the correct officer-to-youth ratio, according to a performance review from the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts, resulting in a less safe environment.Gang-related issues, fights and officer misconduct have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-05/juvenile-system-gets-ombudsm
Audit finds problems with private probation operations

...the 73-page report released Friday.Click here to read the full report (pdf format)The audit by the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts Performance Audit Division also uncovered incidents of abuse by private, for-profit probation firms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-04-25/audit-finds-problems-p
Richmond County school board forgives missed days

...hopefully be prepared to take their tests and hopefully pass," she said.Board attorney Pete Fletcher said the Department of Audits released informal guidance indicating school districts would not be penalized for paying employees for days they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-03-11/richmond-county-school-bo