Reports Issued in 1998

Reports Issued in 1998
Date Issued Report Number Report Title
Jan 15 97103

Kern County: Management Weaknesses at Critical Points in Its Child Protective Services Process May Also Be Pervasive Throughout the State

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Jan 27 98011

Department of Health Services: Drug Treatment Authorization Requests Continue To Increase

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Feb 24 97014

California Transportation Commission and Department of Transportation: The State's Use of Transportation Funds Generated by the 1989 Transportation Blueprint Legislation

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Feb 26 97019

Los Angeles County: Although the County Closed 1996-97 With a Surplus, 1997-98 Still Presents a Few Fiscal Pressures

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Mar 11 97101

Community Redevelopment Agencies: Surplus Balances in Lower-Income Housing Funds Are Overstated, Suggesting a Need for More Statewide Oversight and Direction

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Mar 12 97121

Department of Mental Health: Changes in State Hospital Security Measures Can Reduce Annual Costs While Maintaining Public Safety

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Mar 17 97112

Office of Real Estate Appraisers: Improvements Are Needed in Compliant Processing, Personnel Practices, and in Some Licensing Procedures

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Mar 18 97116

Health and Welfare Agency: Lockheed Martin Information Management Systems Failed To Deliver and the State Poorly Managed the Statewide Automated Child Support System

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Mar 24 97110

Office of the Attorney General: Its Office of Gaming Registration Should Protect Tax Documents More Rigorously and Improve Some Procedures

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Mar 25 I98-1

Investigations of Improper Governmental Activities by State Employees: July 1, 1997, Through January 31, 1998

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Mar 31 I960207

Investigative Report: Conflicts of Interest and Mismanagement of Federal and State Funds at the California Student Aid Commission

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Apr 8 95017

Early Intervention Program: Flaws Found in the 1997 Report on the Benefits of the Early Intervention Program

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Apr 14 97024

Department of Developmental Services: Regional Center Budgets Are Not Based on Needs, and Departmental Oversight Could Be Improved

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Apr 20 I960143

Investigative Report: Conflicts of Interest, Acceptance of Prohibited Gifts, Improper Establishment of a Program, and Improper Deposit and Use of Funds at California State University, Dominquez Hills

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Apr 30 98018

Los Angeles County: The Future Holds Continuing Budget Challenges

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May 5 97118.1

Department of Corporations: To Optimize Health Plan Regulation, This Function Should Be Moved to the Health and Welfare Agency

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May 6 97111

Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control: Weaknesses in Its Enforcement Program Leave It Vulnerable to Allegations of Unfair Practices

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May 13 97115

Los Angeles County: The Office of AIDS Programs and Policy Can Improve Its Management of Grant Funds

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May 20 98106

State Bar of California: Financial Outlook for the Admissions Fund Is Not As Bleak As Portrayed

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May 28 98105

Fair Political Practices Commission: Although It Follows the Law, Improvements Are Needed in Enforcement and Technical Assistance

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Jun 30 97002

State of California: Internal Control and State and Federal Compliance Audit Report for the Year Ended June 30, 1997

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Jul 7 98107

Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority: Creating a Separate San Fernando Valley Authority Would Take a Split of Assets, Revenue, and Debt

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Jul 9 97114

South Coast Air Quality Management District: The District Should Establish a More Equitable Emission Fee Structure and Process Permits More Promptly

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Jul 14 97119

Los Angeles County: Millions Spent on Courthouse Projects That May Never Be Built

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Aug 4 98012

Department of Health Services: Drug Treatment Authorization Requests Continue to Increase

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Aug 13 97124

Cajon Valley Union School District: The District Needs to Improve Its Managerial Oversight and Accountability

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Aug 27 98023

Year 2000 Computer Problem: Progress May Be Overly Optimistic and Certain Implications Have Not Been Addressed

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Sep 2 I98-2

Investigations of Improper Governmental Activities by State Employees: February 1 Through June 30, 1998

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Sep 9 97127

Marks-Roos Bond Act Borrowings: Several Cities Misused the Program and Some Financed Risky Projects Which May Result in Investor Losses

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Sep 14 98005

State of California: Treasurer's Cash Count as of February 28, 1998

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Sep 15 97125

California Department of Corrections: The Cost of Incarcerating Inmates in State-Run Prisons is Higher Than The Department's Published Cost

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Sep 24 98102

Prison Industry Authority: Its Outside Purchase of Goods and Services Is Neither Well Planned nor Cost Effective

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Oct 14 97108

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development: The Cal-Mortgage Program Does Not Minimize the State's Financial Risk When Insuring Health Facility Debt

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Oct 15 97015

State Contracting: The State Can Do More to Save Money When Acquiring Goods and Services

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Oct 20 98119

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority: Its Plan for Managing Debt Is Reasonable

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Nov 12 97123

Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board: Has Not Accomplished All of Its Regulatory Work and Has Not Always Vigorously Acted Against Water Quality Violators

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Nov 17 98008

State of California: Statement of Securities Accountability of the State Treasurer's Office (June 30, 1998)

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Nov 19 98025

Automated Child Support System: Selection of Interim System Appears Reasonable

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Dec 1 98022

Department of Transportation: Seismic Retrofit Expenditures Comply With the Bond Act

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Dec 8 98021

California Public Utilities Commission: It Does Not Know Its True Costs of Regulating Transportation Companies

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Dec 15 97025

Forensic Laboratories: Many Face Challenges Beyond Accreditation to Assure the Highest Quality Services

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Dec 17 98112

California's Drinking Water: State and Local Agencies Need to Provide Leadership to Address Contamination of Groundwater by Gasoline Components and Additives

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Dec 21 98006

State of California: Treasurer's Cash Count as of June 30, 1998

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Dec 23 97107

Los Angeles Community College District: Proposed Reforms Have Not Fully Addressed Past Problems and Create a New Set of Challenges

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Dec 29 98001

State of California: Financial Report Year Ended June 30, 1998

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