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Pandora is in Pennsylvania’s Wine Kiosks

By at January 10, 2011 | 7:34 pm | 1,079 Comments

Pandora is in Pennsylvania’s Wine Kiosks

Pennsylvania’s Auditor General now says he will dig deeper into the wine kiosks. Jack Wagner wants to determine why only one company bid on the state contract. The owner of the kiosks says Wagner is simply barking up the wrong Kiosk.

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No Wining over this Bottle of Audit

By at January 4, 2011 | 5:36 pm | 1 Comments

No Wining over this Bottle of Audit

Pennsylvania’s Auditor General is once again promising to get to the bottom of the broken wine kiosks in Pennsylvania. The much touted machines were rolled out this summer, but have had a tough early go of living up to expectations.

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A ticket to ride will once again mean something for Motorists driving the Pennsylvania Turnpike

By at December 22, 2010 | 12:49 pm | 4 Comments

A ticket to ride will once again mean something for Motorists driving the Pennsylvania Turnpike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is having a change of heart about printing new toll tickets. The commission had been adamant about not doing it because of the expense of printing. The issue arose because toll fares are going up after the first of the new year.

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Pennsylvania’s Auditor General takes Turnpike Commission to Task

By at December 21, 2010 | 4:40 pm | 1 Comments

Pennsylvania’s Auditor General takes Turnpike Commission to Task

Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner sent a letter to the Turnpike Commission saying he is concerned about safety, especially since the Turnpike is not printing tickets to reflect increased fares.

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Misdeeds at the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

By at December 15, 2010 | 5:43 pm | 3 Comments

Pennsylvania’s Auditor General finds a host of things awry at the Gaming Control Board. From the way some contracts were awarded to the amount of money spent on travel and meals — bringing a new name to High Rollers.

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When errors add up to tens of millions of dollars

By at November 9, 2010 | 3:36 pm | 0 Comment

When errors add up to tens of millions of dollars

Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner says  sloppy verification methods at the Departmentof Public Welfare is costing the commonwealth hundreds of millions of dollars a year. At a news conference, Wagner revealed that audits at all of the state’s county assistance offices found waste to the combined tune of $436 million dollars a year. “These errors can and should be corrected, which would result in a significant sustainable savings to […]

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