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Controller John Chiang speaks with government officials visiting Sacramento from India.

Controller John Chiang spoke with government officials visiting Sacramento from India. Members of the Indian Audits and Accounts Service were receiving professional training in California as part of a program sponsored by the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. See more Controller photos | Controller in the News | Contact the Controller

Payroll Audits Reveal Problems at Prison, Hospital

Controller John Chiang says payroll audits of California State Prison–Sacramento and California Department of State Hospitals–Patton revealed improper payments and practices. Read the news release in English and Spanish, the prison audit and the hospital audit.

State Off to Strong Start in New Fiscal Year

Controller John Chiang reports that July revenues totaled $5.4 billion, beating estimates in the Budget Act by $231.9 million, or 4.5 percent. Read the news release in English and Spanish, the summary analysis and the financial statement.

Controller Adds Court Employees To Pay Database

Controller John Chiang has added calendar year 2013 salary, benefits and other compensation data for 20,428 Superior Court judges and employees to his,gov website. Read the news release in English and Spanish.

4 Steps Calif. Should Take To Hedge Against Financial Risks

Given the cyclical nature of California's economy, Controller John Chiang has outlined steps that voters and the state's elected leaders should take. Read his column in The Sacramento Bee here.


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