AG DePasquale discusses Commonwealth's financial situation

AG DePasquale discusses Commonwealth's financial situation

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held a press conference Thursday morning where he discussed the financial challenges that the Commonwealth faces and how he has been working to make a difference. 

He also discussed the goals he has for his second term in the position of Auditor General. 

Thursday, November 17, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
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Auditor General releases findings in audit of Department of Corrections’ violence reporting system

Auditor General releases findings in audit of Department of Corrections’ violence reporting system

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held a news conference Thursday to release his office’s findings from a review of the Department of Corrections’ procedures for reporting acts of violence at the department’s 25 state corrections institutions and one rehabilitation boot camp.

 

The Department of Corrections requested the Office of Auditor General look at its violence reporting methods last year to determine the integrity of current processes used.

Thursday, October 20, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Auditor General distributes aid for municipal pension plans, volunteer firefighters as part of new duties

Auditor General distributes aid for municipal pension plans, volunteer firefighters as part of new duties

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Wednesday that he has released $336.5 million in aid to municipal pension plans and volunteer firefighters on duties assumed by his office after the dismantling of the Public Employee Retirement Commission earlier this year.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Auditor General to audit Philadelphia Parking Authority

Auditor General to audit Philadelphia Parking Authority

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Monday that he will begin auditing the Philadelphia Parking Authority to determine the adherence to and the effectiveness of PPA’s employment policies and procedures, including policies and procedures related to prohibiting sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace.

Monday, October 3, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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AG DePasquale: “When a person receiving benefits dies, the benefits should stop. Period.”

AG DePasquale: “When a person receiving benefits dies, the benefits should stop. Period.”

At a press conference Thursday morning, Auditor General DePasquale said that the Department of Human Services (DHS) should stop putting public assistance benefits on ACCESS cards that belong to people who have died. 

DePasqaule found in his latest audit that, during a 12-month period, DHS had paid public assistance benefits to over 2,000 card holders who had passed away. 

He stated that he is working to "make sure we can better protect taxpayers and make sure that the people who need assistance are the ones getting it."

Thursday, September 29, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
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