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IG Investigates Baltimore’s Speed Camera Program

Posted on December10, 2014
Inspector General Robert H. Pearre Jr. has released a report accusing a former official in the mayor's office of inappropriate activity favoring a camera vendor for the speed camera program. The IG wrote that the mayor's former chief of staff "knowingly used the influence of his office to benefit the best interests of Xerox contrary to the interests of the city and taxpayers." The now defunct program is also being investigated by the City Council. It was discontinued in April…
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Ex-owner of midstate company sentenced in contracting fraud case

Posted on July08, 2014
Schuylkill Products President and CEO Joseph Nagle has been sentenced in federal court in Harrisburg and fined more than $27,000. Nagle was president, CEOr and part- owner of Schuylkill Products Inc. Ernest G. Fink, of Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, SPI’s former Vice-President, Chief Operating Officer and part-owner is scheduled to be sentenced on July 14, 2014. Read entire article at witf.org
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Inspector general joins VDOT probe of U.S. 460 project

Posted on June18, 2014
The state Inspector General’s Office has joined the Virginia Department of Transportation’s internal probe of the U.S. 460 highway project. His speech will lay out a different approach to setting state transportation priorities than the process that led to the U.S. 460 project, his office said. The contract the VA Department of Transportation signed for the roadway gives the Route 460 Funding Corporation, the third-party nonprofit bond holder with a $250 million investment in the project, the right to seek…
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DOT’s OIG, FAA Needs To Do Better In Tracking And Mitigate Aircraft Separation

Posted on March06, 2013
The Nation’s air traffic controllers play an important role in maintaining the world’s safest air transportation system. Yet, losses of standard separation when aircraft do not maintain the minimum distance apart remain a significant safety concern. At any given time, there are roughly 7,000 aircraft occupying U.S. airspace. To help maintain safe distances between aircraft, while under the control of air traffic controllers, the FAA established minimum separation standards based on the aircraft’s phase of flight and size. Controllers are…
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