State Controller John Chiang
Former Hercules City Manager Nelson Oliva, who resigned in 2011 amidst the city’s deepening financial struggles, has died, according to city officials.
San Jose city officials have accused Santa Clara County of defying a state order to pay millions of dollars in property tax revenue that state officials ruled has been improperly withheld.
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.
State revenues surpassed budget estimates in August by a little more than 2.1 percent.
California’s State Controller has asked that pharmacuetical companies lower the price of AIDS medications.
State Controller John Chiang said his office needs more power to oversee local governments and agencies.
The state is saddled with $8 billion of past due bills that will come due as soon as the governor signs a budget, and the state controller said Thursday there is not enough money to pay all of its debts at once.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCBS)- Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s administration has filed a new lawsuit in an attempt to force the state controller to pay California government workers the federal minimum wage.