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Whistleblower accuses Pratt & Whitney of selling government defective jet engines

WASHINGTON – A whistleblower says Pratt & Whitney and its parent company, United Technologies Corp., sold the Pentagon tens of millions of dollars in defective fighter jet engines, unnecessarily exposing military pilots to the risk of catastrophic engine failures. Continue Reading →

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Auditors: State employed spills-response supervisor who couldn’t do the job

State environmental protection officials employed for 15 months a hazardous spills-response supervisor who was “incapable of performing the duties” — wasting resources and potentially threatening public safety — State Auditors John C. Geragosian and Robert M. Ward reported Wednesday. Continue Reading →

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State continues to shrink backlog of ‘whistleblower’ complaints

State government continues to reduce its backlog of employee “whistleblower” complaints, the state auditors reported Friday, whittling the pending case list down by almost 70 percent since 2008. Auditors John C. Geragosian and Robert M. Ward also used their annual report to the General Assembly to call for tighter controls on bid purchases, lost state property, and ethics violations reporting.
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