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Jail board cancels meeting after Rikers inmates attack guard

last weekNews : NY Daily News

The city’s jail oversight board cancelled a meeting after a correction officer’s spine was fractured in a stunning attack by five inmates.

Puerto Rico’s Utility Moves Toward Privatization, With Strained Cooperation

In the two weeks since Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced plans to privatize the island’s public Electric Power Authority (PREPA), the utility has submitted a new fiscal plan to the island’s financial oversight board, released...Show More Summary

LA: RTA Considers New Management Structure to Add Public Oversight

The board overseeing the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority is considering a change that proponents say would provide more public oversight of the public service. In short, it calls for surrounding the RTA's executive director with deputies overseeing

Former KPMG executives charged with fraud and conspiracy

Four years ago, accounting giant KPMG was being held to account by its regulator and not enjoying the experience very much. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board determined that KMPG was too... To view the full story, click the title link.

Providence seeks applicants for police oversight board

Providence's City Council is seeking applicants for positions on a police oversight board that was given new powers as part of a sweeping police accountability measure passed earlier this year. … Click to Continue »

Chicago board finds policeman’s fatal shooting of two not justified

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A Chicago city oversight board has found that a policeman was unjustified in fatally shooting a 19-year-old college student and a 55-year-old grandmother about two years ago, newspapers reported on Thursday. The Civilian Office of Police Accountability said no evidence supported the claims of...

Minnesota Health commissioner exits after senior care lapses

Minnesota's Department of Health commissioner is resigning. Gov. Mark Dayton's office announced Tuesday that Commissioner Ed Ehlinger would step down. Ehlinger had been head of the state's health oversight board … Click to Continue ...

NTSB Video Details Sinking of US Cargo Vessel SS El Faro

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

Update: Captain’s Decisions, Shipping Company’s Poor Safety Oversight Determined as Probable Cause of EL FARO Sinking Here is an animation produced by the National Transportation Safety Board reconstructing the sequence of events leading...Show More Summary

Hartford hoping for $45 million from new oversight board

The financially struggling city of Hartford is preparing to seek about $45 million in assistance, now that a new state oversight board is in place. Connecticut's Municipal Accountability Review Board … Click to Continue »

Anaheim to boost civilian oversight of Police Department in the wake of officer-involved shootings

After a two-year pilot project, officials propose a permanent board, but some say it should have more teeth

FSMB Calls for Improved Information Sharing Between VA and State Medical Boards

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) testified before the House Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, on the issue of "Examining VA's Failure to Address Provider Quality and Safety Concerns."...Show More Summary

A controversial ‘oversight board’ could take over Puerto Rico’s hurricane rebuilding effort

On Sept. 20, the world watched slack-jawed as Hurricane Maria flattened Puerto Rico, devastating the island and leaving more than 3 million people without power or clean water for weeks. On Nov. 13, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Roselló appeared...Show More Summary

Charlottesville plan for police oversight board advances

The city of Charlottesville is moving forward with the creation of a civilian review board for its police department. The Daily Progress reports the City Council tentatively agreed this week … Click to Continue »

County in Florida Votes to Regulate Dog Trainers After PETA Exposed That Workers Bully Dogs at Local Kennel

The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners passed a groundbreaking dog-training ordinance that will implement oversight and protect dogs in the area. The post County in Florida Votes to Regulate Dog Trainers After PETA Exposed That Workers Bully Dogs at Local Kennel appeared first on PETA.

Police board overrules superintendent, will review 2012 case

Chicago's police oversight agency has decided an officer involved in the 2012 fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy must face a disciplinary hearing that could cost him his job. Earlier … Click to Continue »

In Puerto Rico, Law Passed for Fiscal Crisis Hampers Storm Recovery

When the hurricane-ravaged island needs Washington’s help most, 2016 legislation that set up an oversight board is restricting federal authority.

University Boards Can Be Captured; UNC's Won't Try to Get Free

It’s difficult for a college or university board of trustees or governors to do its job without reliable information. The sad fact is that the administrators resist any oversight and try to make sure that the board rubber stamps whatever...Show More Summary

Puerto Rico Update: Roads, Power, Water, and Money

Updating on Puerto Rico, which will require at least $23 billion in aid, according to PROMESA's Financial Oversight and Management Board

L.A. School Board Set to Rumble Over Charter Schools

LA is one of the most charter-school heavy cities in America. The stage has been set for an apparent showdown between charter school operators and the Los Angeles Unified School District office charged with charter school oversight,Show More Summary

SC governor has pick for panel weighing nuclear cost refunds

South Carolina's governor gets a chance to pick a member of the utility oversight board considering whether electricity customers should get refunds after a failed nuclear project. The State newspaper … Click to Continue »

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