California's New Inspector General Vows To Be Tough On Corruption

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(Sacramento, CA)
Monday, April 20, 2009

So far, California has received nearly 14-billion dollars from the Federal Economic Stimulus Package.  And more is on the way. In fact, California eventually expects to get a total of about 48-billion dollars – more than any other state.  So who’s going to oversee how all that money is spent?  Her name is Laura Chick. And over the last eight years she gained a reputation as a feisty corruption fighter while city controller for Los Angeles. In about a week (4/27), she’ll hold the newly created position of State Inspector General. Chick recently sat down with Steve Shadley (SHAD-lee) at the Governor’s office in Sacramento to talk about her new job.

(Interview runs 5:00 minutes)