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Jan 15, 2013, 03:51 ET Eugene DePasquale Takes Oath as 51st Auditor General

Former York County Representative Eugene DePasquale became the commonwealth's 51st Auditor General in a ceremony at noon today in the State Museum of ...


Jan 11, 2013, 05:11 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Urges Defense Department to Keep Open the 911th Airlift Wing in Pittsburgh

Auditor General Jack Wagner today called on the U.S. Department of Defense to keep open the Air Force Reserves' 911th Airlift Wing located at the...


Jan 08, 2013, 03:03 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Says Pa. Turnpike's Dealings in Risky Swaps Has Cost Taxpayers and Motorists At Least $108 Million

Auditor General Jack Wagner said that an audit released today of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has found that the turnpike's involvement in...


Dec 10, 2012, 03:17 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Says Pa. Turnpike Commission Must Stop Granting Unlimited Toll-free Travel for Employees and Others

Auditor General Jack Wagner said today that a liberal and inadequate policy gave 7,000 Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission employees and vendors free...


Dec 06, 2012, 11:31 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Says Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School's Reserve Funds Highlight Need to Fix Funding Formula

Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, the state's largest charter school, held a $13 million budget surplus at the end of the 2009-10 school year,...


Nov 14, 2012, 01:06 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Calls On General Assembly, Gov. Corbett to Take Lead in Reforming Governance At Penn State

Auditor General Jack Wagner today called on the General Assembly and Gov. Corbett to take charge of reforming Penn State University in the wake of...


Oct 22, 2012, 11:26 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner to Speak at Pittsburgh Safe Schools Conference Wednesday Oct. 24

Auditor General Jack Wagner will address school safety and security at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Hampton High School during the Pittsburgh Safe...


Oct 09, 2012, 01:42 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Urges General Assembly, Health Dept. to Begin Licensing of Pa. Tattoo Parlors

Auditor General Jack Wagner today called on the General Assembly and the state the Department of Health to step up the state's role in regulating the ...


Sep 19, 2012, 11:15 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Calls for Consolidation Of Pennsylvania's 3,200 Municipal Pension Plans

Auditor General Jack Wagner today proposed that the state's 2,600 municipal pension plans be consolidated into a statewide system for different...


Sep 11, 2012, 11:47 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Announces Availability Of New VFRA Management Guidelines Manual

Auditor General Jack Wagner said today that the 2012 edition of the Department's Management Guidelines for Volunteer Firefighters' Relief...


Sep 05, 2012, 09:25 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner's 28th Annual Riverboat Cruise Benefitting Hospitalized Veterans Continues Thursday and Friday

The 28th annual Sharing & Caring riverboat cruise for hospitalized military veterans continues Thursday and Friday, with boarding on the Gateway...


Aug 31, 2012, 02:02 ET Auditor General Announces 28th Annual Riverboat Cruise Benefitting Hospitalized Veterans Set for Sept. 4-7

Auditor General Jack Wagner today announced the annual Sharing & Caring boat ride to benefit hospitalized military veterans will be held Sept. 4-7 on ...


Aug 15, 2012, 02:47 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Attending Aug. 17 Groundbreaking for New Military Commissary in Moon

Auditor General Jack Wagner will be among the political and military leaders attending groundbreaking ceremonies at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17 for a new ...


Jul 26, 2012, 12:36 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Calls For Governance Reforms at Penn State University

Auditor General Jack Wagner said today that the Pennsylvania State University president should no longer be a member of the university's board of...


Jun 27, 2012, 12:20 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Says No Way to Verify Whether $1B in Economic Development Funds Were Well-Spent

Auditor General Jack Wagner said today that the commonwealth paid $1 billion in grants to local redevelopment authorities and industrial development...


Jun 20, 2012, 12:17 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Says Fixing PA's Charter School Formula Could Save $365 Million a Year in Taxpayer Money

Auditor General Jack Wagner said today that Pennsylvania could save $365 million a year in taxpayer money by adopting separate charter and cyber...


May 23, 2012, 02:15 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Says Gettysburg, Allentown Superintendent Buyouts Cost Taxpayers $889,000

Auditor General Jack Wagner today released audits that showed superintendent contract buy-outs in the Allentown and Gettysburg school districts cost...


May 10, 2012, 02:04 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Says Cambria County Motorists 9 Times as Likely to Pass Deficient Bridge than a McDonald's

Cambria County motorists are nine times as likely to pass a structurally deficient bridge than a McDonald's restaurant, said Auditor General Jack...


May 09, 2012, 03:17 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Sets 1 p.m. Thursday Press Conference at Haynes St. Bridge on Infrastructure Bill

The following is being released by the Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General: WHAT: Press conference by Auditor General Jack Wagner to...


May 08, 2012, 02:48 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Announces VFRA Workshops May 21-24 at Four Pennsylvania Locations

Auditor General Jack Wagner today announced that free management training seminars for Volunteer Firefighters' Relief Associations will be offered...


Apr 26, 2012, 12:16 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Says Philadelphia Motorists Twice as Likely to Pass Deficient Bridge than a McDonald's

Philadelphia motorists are twice as likely to pass a structurally deficient bridge than a McDonald's restaurant, said Auditor General Jack Wagner,...


Apr 20, 2012, 11:12 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Says Pittsburgh Motorists 8 Times More Likely to Pass Deficient Bridge than a McDonald's

Allegheny County motorists are eight times more likely to pass a structurally deficient bridge than a McDonald's restaurant, said Auditor General...


Feb 28, 2012, 02:14 ET PA Auditor General Jack Wagner Finds Sharp Increase in Families Needing Urgent Home Heating Repairs from Five Years Ago

Despite an extra $252 million in federal stimulus money, the number of Pennsylvanians on a waiting list for home repairs under the Weatherization...


Feb 23, 2012, 03:00 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner Repeats Call for Reversal of Burdens Placed on Pa. Turnpike Commission by Act 44

Auditor General Jack Wagner today issued to the public a letter he sent this week to Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Chief Executive Officer Roger E....


Feb 16, 2012, 10:39 ET Auditor General Jack Wagner: Welfare Dept.'s Lax Contract Monitoring Neglected Accountability of Taxpayer Money

Auditor General Jack Wagner said today he would broaden his look at the Department of Public Welfare for paying millions of dollars to contract for...