Reports Issued in 2016

Reports Issued in 2016
Date Issued Report Number Report Title
Jan 5 2015-701

Recommendations for the Legislature From Audits Issued During 2014 and 2015

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Jan 7 2015-039

Fi$Cal Status Letter

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Jan 14 2015-041

Recommendations Not Fully Implemented After One Year: The Omnibus Audit Accountability Act of 2006

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Jan 19 2015-112

Student Mental Health Services: Some Students' Services Were Affected by a New State Law, and the State Needs to Analyze Student Outcomes and Track Service Costs

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Jan 22 2015-001.2

State of California: Report on Pension Amounts, Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

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Feb 2 2016-406

Implementation of State Auditor's Recommendations: Reports Released in January 2014 Through December 2015

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Feb 11 I2016-1

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Misuse of State Resources, Forgery, False Time Reporting, Financial Interests Disclosure Violations, and Waste of State Funds

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Feb 16 2015-605

High Risk - Covered California: It Must Ensure Its Financial Sustainability Moving Forward, and Its Use of Sole-Source Contracts Needs Improvement

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Feb 25 2015-115

Dually Involved Youth: The State Cannot Determine the Effectiveness of Efforts to Serve Youth Who Are Involved in Both the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems

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Feb 29 2015-119

State Board of Equalization: Its Tobacco Tax Enforcement Efforts Are Effective and Properly Funded, but Other Funding Options and Cost Savings Are Possible

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Mar 3 2015-106

The University of California and the California State University: Several Campuses Recently Acquired Property, but Those Acquisitions Have Not Significantly Reduced Property Tax Revenue for Local Governments

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Mar 15 2015-117

California Department of General Services' Real Estate Services Division: To Better Serve Its Client Agencies, It Needs to Track and Analyze Project Data and Improve Its Management Practices

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Mar 17 2015-120

California Department of Transportation: Its Maintenance Division's Allocations and Spending for Field Maintenance Do Not Match Key Indicators of Need

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Mar 18 2015-001.1

State of California: Internal Control and Compliance Audit Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2015

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Mar 18 2015-001

State of California: Financial Report Year Ended June 30, 2015

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Mar 18 2015-002

State of California: Federal Compliance Audit Report for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2015

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Mar 24 2015-134

Residential Building Records: The Cities of San Rafael, Novato, and Pasadena Need to Strengthen the Implementation of Their Resale Record Programs

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Mar 29 2015-107

The University of California: Its Admissions and Financial Decisions Have Disadvantaged California Resident Students

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Apr 5 2015-125

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District: To Cover Its Costs, It Recently Increased Permit Fees and Continues to Use Supplemental Revenue but Can Improve Consistency and Transparency for Certain Program Requirements

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Apr 12 2015-127

Corporate Income Tax Expenditures: The State's Regular Evaluation of Corporate Income Tax Expenditures Would Improve Their Efficiency and Effectiveness

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May 12 2015-047

The State Bar of California: Its Lack of Transparency Has Undermined Its Communications With Decision Makers and Stakeholders

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May 31 2015-132

County Pay Practices: Although the Counties We Visited Have Rules in Place to Ensure Fairness, Data Show That a Gender Wage Gap Still Exists

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Jun 14 2016-005

State of California: Treasurer's Cash Count as of December 31, 2015

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Jun 16 2015-121

California Department of Veterans Affairs: The State Paid Nearly $28 Million for a Flawed System That Fails to Meet the Needs of Its Veterans Homes

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Jul 14 2015-129

King City Police Department: Strengthening Management Practices Would Help Its Efforts to Prevent Officer Misconduct and to Regain the Public's Trust

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Jul 28 2016-008

Statement of Securities Accountability of the State Treasurer's Office December 31, 2015

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Aug 4 2015-806

City of Hemet: Its Ongoing Budget Deficit and Organizational Inefficiency Threaten Its Financial Stability and Delivery of Public Services

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Aug 9 2015-116

City of Irvine: Poor Governance of the $1.7 Million Review of the Orange County Great Park Needlessly Compromised the Review's Credibility

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Aug 11 2015-130

The CalGang Criminal Intelligence System: As the Result of Its Weak Oversight Structure, It Contains Questionable Information That May Violate Individuals' Privacy Rights

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Aug 23 2015-131

California's Foster Care System: The State and Counties Have Failed to Adequately Oversee the Prescription of Psychotropic Medications to Children in Foster Care

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Aug 25 I2016-2

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Conflict of Interest, Violation of Post-Employment Ethics Restrictions, Waste of State Funds, Misuse of State Resources, and Incompatible Activities

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Sep 22 2016-104

California Public Utilities Commission: It Should Reform Its Rules to Increase Transparency and Accountability, and Its Contracting Practices Do Not Align With Requirements or Best Practices

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Sep 23 2016-001.1

State of California: Report on Pension Amounts for the State Miscellaneous Plan Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2015

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Sep 27 2016-401

Data Reliability: State Agencies' Computer-Generated Data Varied in Their Completeness and Accuracy

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Oct 3 2015-803

City of Maywood: Its Flawed Governance and Financial Mismanagement Could Compromise the Basic Services It Provides to Residents

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Oct 25 2016-108

Department of Developmental Services: It Cannot Verify That Vendor Rates for In-Home Respite Services Are Appropriate and That Regional Centers and Vendors Meet Applicable Requirements

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Oct 27 2016-103

Los Angeles Unified School District: It Can Do More to Reduce the Impacts of Removing Teachers From Classrooms Because of Alleged Misconduct

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Oct 31 2016-001.4

State of California: Report on Pension Amounts for the State Peace Officers and Firefighters Plan Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2015

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Nov 10 2016-106

Los Angeles County: Weak Oversight of Its Lease With the Los Angeles County Fair Association Has Likely Cost Millions of Dollars in Revenue

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Nov 15 2016-110

Trade Apprenticeship Programs: The State Needs to Better Oversee Apprenticeship Programs, Such as the Air Conditioning Trade Association's Sheet Metal Program

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Nov 16 2016-301

Judicial Branch Procurement: The Five Superior Courts We Reviewed Mostly Adhered to Required and Recommended Practices, but Some Improvements Are Needed

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Nov 17 2016-112

School Library Services: Vague State Laws and a Lack of Monitoring Allow School Districts to Provide a Minimal Level of Library Services

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Nov 17 2016-006

State of California: Treasurer's Cash Count as of June 30, 2016

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Nov 29 2016-111

City of Irwindale: It Must Exercise More Fiscal Responsibility Over Its Spending So That It Can Continue to Provide Core Services to Residents

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Dec 13 2016-046

Board of Registered Nursing: Significant Delays and Inadequate Oversight of the Complaint Resolution Process Have Allowed Some Nurses Who May Pose a Risk to Patient Safety to Continue Practicing

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