Post Tagged with: "State Comptroller"

Audit Uncovers Serious Problems with Film Incentives

by / on January 28, 2013

A new audit is highly critical of the incentives the state gives to the film and TV industry. The comptroller’s report questions more than $25 million dollars in payouts and how that money was distributed.

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Audit Uncovers Purchasing Problems at NES

by / on December 13, 2012

A new audit from the State Comptroller takes Nashville Electric Service to task for some of its financial practices.

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Audit Finds Problems at TNInvestco

Audit Finds Problems at TNInvestco

by / on November 13, 2012

TNIvestco is supposed to turn small companies into business heavyweights, with the help of taxpayer dollars. But a comptroller’s audit says the program isn’t accounting for the money it’s spent. That makes it difficult to know how many jobs have been created with the state funds.

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Audit: Parole Officers Keep Reporting on Offenders After They Died

by / on October 1, 2012

In more than 80 cases, Tennessee parole officers continued to file reports after an offender’s death. That’s according to a new audit from the State Comptroller’s office. In most cases, the officers didn’t have to make contact with a parolee—they just had to see if their names appeared in arrest records. In one instance, an officer kept reporting on a parolee, 19 years after his death.

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Audit Finds District Attorney Used Seized Vehicles, Guns

Audit Finds District Attorney Used Seized Vehicles, Guns

by / on August 17, 2011

The District Attorney from Huntington used confiscated sports cars and weapons as his own, according to an audit released by the state comptroller Wednesday. He also allowed drug helicopters to fly dignitaries to high school football games.

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Vandy Study Finds More Value in Pre-K than State Report

by / on February 24, 2011

Contrary to previous studies on Tennessee’s pre-K program, new research from Vanderbilt University shows huge student gains, particularly in reading.

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Democratic Governor says GOP Constitutional Officers Were an Advantage in Bond Meetings

by / on October 6, 2009

Tuesday in New York, Governor Phil Bredesen asked bond rating agencies to bump Tennessee back up to a AAA status.

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