Controller John Chiang


Audit Blames Calif. Controller’s Office For Botched Payroll System Fix

An audit by the Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes is placing blame on the California State Controller’s Office for “chronic mismanagement” of the state’s payroll system.


John Chiang. (CBS)

State Auditors Critical Of Hercules’ Accounting Records

State Controller John Chiang said in a pair of audits released on Thursday that Hercules has the worst set of accounting records he has ever seen and may have to pay back $2 million in federal and state grants because of poor documentation.


California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Revenue Falls Below Governor Brown’s Projections

Just a week after Gov. Jerry Brown made his pitch for tax hikes and more spending cuts, the state controller is reporting that California is collecting less revenue than the governor projected.



Phil Matier: New Report Shows High Salaries For State Employees

California’s State Controller John Chiang has released another report showing the high salaries of some state employees.


California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Controller Says No Paychecks For California Lawmakers Until Budget Balanced

State Controller John Chiang said Thursday he will withhold lawmakers’ pay starting June 16 unless they have passed a balanced budget by then.


John Chiang. (CBS)

State Controller Launches Probe Into Redevelopment Agency Spending

Chiang said he would conduct the review of nearly two-dozen agencies, including those in San Jose, Fremont, Richmond, Pittsburg and Hercules.



California Controller Puts City, County Workers’ Salaries Online

The state controller has unveiled a website that lists salaries, pensions and other compensation for more than 594,000 city and county employees throughout California.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010