Mon., January 2, 2012 1:00pm
A new audit shows that Georgia paid workers who retired, quit, transferred or were laid off $43 million last year in unused vacation time. The unused leave cost state taxpayers closer to $60 million when also including payroll taxes and payments to the health benefits system.
Wed., April 6, 2011 5:00pm
Georgia allows retired teachers to return to work to so that classrooms are never short of educators. But allowing retirees to teach doesn’t cost extra, because the state still has to pay someone to do the job, according to a state audit. Although demand for teachers is down because of the recession, the state still has shortages in math, science, special education and foreign languages teachers.
Mon., February 28, 2011 6:05pm
State auditors are questioning whether taxpayers are getting their money’s worth from a grant to private college students. Supporters are insisting the grants save the state money.
Fri., May 7, 2010 3:44pm
State colleges and universities have been raising their fees to help cope w
Wed., January 6, 2010 4:31pm
State auditor says that there's no way to tell right now because the state