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South Tucson audit shows poor financial controls

The city manager says several problems were fixed.

August 06, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

South Tucson, in disarray, faces budget shortfall

South Tucson City Manager Luis Gonzales puts a new word of the day on the whiteboard in the city’s conference room before each staff meeting.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Report: Ariz. provided food stamps to incarcerated, dead

PHOENIX — Arizona provided food stamps and welfare benefits to some people behind bars — and some who were dead — according to a new report.

April 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Rio Nuevo board signs off on state audit

Rio Nuevo can breathe easily now that its statutory audit is behind it for another three years.

November 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

TUSD to spend $500,000 on efficiency audits

TUSD will spend $500,000 on outside consultants to determine how efficient Tucson’s largest school district is, and how effective its instructional programming is, the Governing Board unanimously agreed Tuesday.

October 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
10 special TUSD audits are ended

10 special TUSD audits are ended

Tucson Unified School District appears to have finally corrected long-standing deficiencies, including insufficient instructional hours, improperly classifying English-language learners, questionable use of federal funds and not following exceptional education requirements, state and federal…

March 30, 2013 12:02 amLoading…

'Culture of fear' is found at PCC

The president of the organization that accredits Pima Community College is recommending that the college be placed on probation - a move that could lead to the loss of its accreditation.

March 17, 2013 12:01 am Related Loading…

State audit rebuffs Marana, clears Pima County bond program

After a 10-month in-depth examination of Pima County's bond program finances, the state auditor general has issued the program a clean bill of health.

January 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pima poll workers fare well in post-election evaluations

Poll-worker evaluations are in, and Pima County officials feel pretty good about the results.

December 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

PCC official defends unit that missed overbilling

The head of Pima Community College's governing board says he's not overly concerned that the school's finance department failed to detect two years of overbilling by a Tucson law firm.

October 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Property manager suspects $1M theft

The owners of Rathbun Property Management want to know where their clients' million dollars has gone.

August 23, 2012 12:00 am

County OKs effort to improve visitors bureau

Pima County's Board of Supervisors approved the final recommendations of a visitors bureau audit committee Tuesday, closing a 21-month process to improve accountability at the bureau.

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Tucson to give auditors Rio Nuevo data

Tucson to give auditors Rio Nuevo data

City officials and Rio Nuevo District auditors will meet this week to discuss what documents the city must provide to account for $33.8 million in questionable costs alleged in the district's recently released west-side audit, city Finance Director Kelly Gottschalk said.

June 28, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

Council set to address Rio Nuevo audit

Saying the city of Tucson is obligated to explain the $33.8 million of questioned costs alleged in the Rio Nuevo audit, council member Steve Kozachik has placed an item on Tuesday’s agenda directing city staff to provide some explanation for the unaccounted for money.

June 23, 2012 12:02 pmLoading…
Rio Nuevo audit finds questionable spending of $33.8M

Rio Nuevo audit finds questionable spending of $33.8M

A just-released Rio Nuevo audit claims the city of Tucson has yet to account for $33.8 million of questionable spending on the district's west-side projects.

June 19, 2012 12:00 am Related Loading…

Legislative Briefs

Redistricting lawsuit under consideration

March 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Josh Brodesky: The three great sins of Rio Nuevo are apparent in audit

With the release of an audit for the Depot Plaza Garage downtown, we are, once again, reminded of the three great sins of Rio Nuevo.

March 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Josh Brodesky: Flowing Wells' effectiveness isn't highly efficient; so what?

Josh Brodesky: Flowing Wells' effectiveness isn't highly efficient; so what?

Students measure enzyme reaction rates in a biotechnology class at Flowing Wells High School on Friday. Andrew Belew, 17, left, keeps time on his phone as, from left, Salwa Hassan, 17, and Kassandra Ruiz, 16, perform the experiment. C.J. Padilla, 16, right, observes.

March 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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