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The OC Supervisors will now oversee their own internal audits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Molly Nichelson, (714) 834-7218, Molly.Nichelson@ocgov.com Board of Supervisors Votes to Ensure Accountability and Transparency in Auditor-Controller’s Office Santa Ana, Calif. (June 26, 2018) – Today the Board of Supervisors voted as part of the approval of the FY 2018-19 budget to re-establish the Internal Audit Department, reporting directly to the Board of Supervisors, removed the Auditor-Controller…

The OC Sheriff’s Department responds to the OC Grand Jury report on jail deaths

NEWS, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Public Information Manager Carrie Braun W: 714-647-7042 C: 714-904-7042 Sheriff’s Department responds to OC Grand Jury report on deaths in jail SANTA ANA, Ca. (June 25, 2018) – The care and custody of inmates is one of the top priorities of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD). OCSD operates one of the…

OC Supervisor Do’s plan to restore independent oversight and accountability at the County of Orange

Chairman Andrew Do’s Plan to Restore Independent Oversight & Accountability Do’s Proposal: Restore Funding & Direct Office of Independent Review to Explore Nexus between Law Enforcement & Social Services in Addressing the Homeless Crisis Proposal: Restore Funding to County’s Office of Independent Review (OIR); and Provide Specific Direction to Focus on Nexus between Law Enforcement…

California’s huge budget surplus shows that the Legislature’s tax hikes are misguided

Record Revenue Shows Tax Hikes are Misguided SACRAMENTO – Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama), vice chair of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee and budget conferee, and Senator John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa), member of the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee and budget conferee, issued the following joint…