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Permits Committee: Netanyahu's friend cannot cover his legal fees

Permits Committee: Netanyahu's friend cannot cover his legal fees

Permits Committee at the State Comptroller’s Office rejects PM's request to receive NIS 10 million from a foreign friend to cover legal feesArutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2020 16:39
State Comptroller report: Largest number of complaints pertain to Transportation Ministry

State Comptroller report: Largest number of complaints pertain to Transportation Ministry

Annual State Comptroller report shows Israelis complain most often about Transportation Ministry, Health Ministry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2020 14:43
State Comptroller goes into isolation

State Comptroller goes into isolation

State Comptroller and several senior executives in his office ordered into isolation after coming in contact with coronavirus carrier.Elad Benari, 24/03/2020 23:17
In win for PM, Knesset elects Likud candidate for comptroller

In win for PM, Knesset elects Likud candidate for comptroller

Knesset votes 67 to 48 to elect Matanyahu Englman, the Likud candidate for state comptroller, defeating opposition choice in secret ballot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2019 15:43
Attorney Michal Rosenbaum: Yair Netanyahu didn't intervene

Attorney Michal Rosenbaum: Yair Netanyahu didn't intervene

Attorney Michal Rosenbaum rejects reports PM's son foiled her candidacy for State Comptroller report, claiming it not to be the case.Mordechai Sones, 21/05/2019 21:02
Coalition picks candidate for State Comptroller

Coalition picks candidate for State Comptroller

Coalition decides to submit candidacy of accountant Matanyahu Englman as the next State Comptroller.Hezki Baruch, 21/05/2019 00:16
State Comptroller slams Yoav Galant over blackmail accusations

State Comptroller slams Yoav Galant over blackmail accusations

State Comptroller Yosef Shapira slams Immigration Minister Galant after he alleges State Attorney was a victim of blackmail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2019 20:22
State Comptroller warns of 'death trap' high-rise buildings

State Comptroller warns of 'death trap' high-rise buildings

Comptroller finds major deficiencies in report on authorities' readiness for large-scale fires such as the 2016 arson attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/12/2018 19:11
Is the IDF woefully unprepared for war?

Is the IDF woefully unprepared for war?

Amid fight between Chief of Staff and IDF's Ombudsman over military's readiness, State Comptroller debates opening probe of his own.Tzvi Lev, 04/10/2018 18:55
'Major earthquake would kill 7,000, destroy bridges'

'Major earthquake would kill 7,000, destroy bridges'

State Comptroller finds Israel only partially prepared for major earthquake, which would have devastating consequences.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2018 17:07
State Comptroller intervenes in efforts to return Hadar Goldin

State Comptroller intervenes in efforts to return Hadar Goldin

Yosef Shapira asks PM Netanyahu to explain Israel's efforts to return body of soldier held by Hamas for 4 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/03/2018 18:14
Michael Oren takes on Israel's 'lone soldier' problem

Michael Oren takes on Israel's 'lone soldier' problem

Deputy Min. Oren tells Arutz Sheva state overlooking Israeli lone soldiers, particularly haredim, calls to form new agency to address issue.Tzvi Lev, 15/03/2018 16:07
'Is upholding law less legitimate than supporting infiltrators?'

'Is upholding law less legitimate than supporting infiltrators?'

Regavim NGO takes issue with State Comptroller report, which accused Binyamin Council of favoritism to pro-Zionist groups.Tal Polon, 22/11/2017 18:39
'Israel not prepared for drone threat

'Israel not prepared for drone threat

State Comptroller says Israel not prepared for threat of UAVs, not enforcing laws to prevent accidents or criminal activity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2017 16:42
Comptroller: State neglecting Holocaust survivors

Comptroller: State neglecting Holocaust survivors

New report finds Holocaust Survivors Rights Authority not providing for Holocaust survivors' needs as it is supposed to.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2017 18:02
State Comptroller to check preparedness for chemical attack

State Comptroller to check preparedness for chemical attack

State Comptroller says he'll check likelihood and preparedness of home front for chemical attack, will list ways to protect home front more.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/04/2017 13:43
'The tunnel threat is serious - but not existential'

'The tunnel threat is serious - but not existential'

IDF Chief of Staff speaks about State Comptroller's report, says Israel has hit 'hundreds of targets' since 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2017 12:09
'State Comptroller adopted a childish approach'

'State Comptroller adopted a childish approach'

The former head of the IDF Military Intelligence Directorate, Amos Yadlin, criticized Comptroller's report on Protective Edge campaign.Yoel Domb, 01/03/2017 20:32
'US supported Israel's opponent during Protective Edge'

'US supported Israel's opponent during Protective Edge'

Jerusalem Post managing editor says Protective Edge 'unparalleled' political success as Israel resisted hostile Obama Administration.Gary Willig, 28/02/2017 22:27
Ya'alon: The Cabinet was irresponsible, leaked information

Ya'alon: The Cabinet was irresponsible, leaked information

Former Defense Minister defends conduct during Gaza conflict in light of Comptroller report. 'The discussions were a big farce.', 28/02/2017 17:57
Only Bennett demanded the destruction of terror tunnels

Only Bennett demanded the destruction of terror tunnels

State Comptroller writes government failed to take tunnel threat seriously, withheld essential information from ministers.Gary Willig, 28/02/2017 16:25
'Good that Ya'alon was removed from office'

'Good that Ya'alon was removed from office'

MK Oren Hazan attacks former Defense Minister: 'No need to read report to understand Defense Minister Ya'alon worst in Israel's history.'Hezki Baruch, 27/02/2017 18:27
PM: No Cabinet has been more informed

PM: No Cabinet has been more informed

PM rejects Comptroller report conclusions, says nations around world seek to partner with Israel because of its strength and expertise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2017 16:19
'There are 15 terror tunnels under Gaza border'

'There are 15 terror tunnels under Gaza border'

Officials say Hamas currently has 15 tunnels for use in attacks against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2017 22:41
Goldin Family: Publish the full Comptroller's report

Goldin Family: Publish the full Comptroller's report

Family of Hadar Goldin, whose body has been held by Hamas for over 2 years, demands PM allow publishing of full report on state's failures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/01/2017 19:05
State Comptroller requests public input on disabled seniors

State Comptroller requests public input on disabled seniors

State Comptroller Yosef Shapira asks for public responses regarding the subject of state treatment of disabled senior citizens.Reut Hadar, 14/12/2016 16:13
Comptroller: Israelis not adequately protected from rockets

Comptroller: Israelis not adequately protected from rockets

More than two million Israelis lack adequate shelter in case of rocket attacks, finds State Comptroller Yosef Shapira.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/12/2016 03:33
State Comptroller to probe Netanyahu and his wife

State Comptroller to probe Netanyahu and his wife

State Comptroller to probe claims on Ilana Dayan's show by former director of the Authority for Advancement of the Status of Women.Netanel Katz, 16/11/2016 00:00
'Government was not negligent on tunnel threat'

'Government was not negligent on tunnel threat'

Prime Minister met with State Comptroller to present proof that government was taking terror tunnel threat seriously before 2014 Gaza war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/11/2016 22:09
'Israel unprepared for massive cyber-attack'

'Israel unprepared for massive cyber-attack'

State Comptroller said Israel neglecting cyber-security, as cyber-threats grow.Gary Willig, 01/11/2016 22:55
Netanyahu asks State Comptroller for hearing.

Netanyahu asks State Comptroller for hearing.

Prime Minister Netanyahu requested a second hearing before the State Comptroller publishes his reports on the Gaza tunnels.Reut Hadar, 26/10/2016 21:53
Jewish Home has highest amount of debt per MK

Jewish Home has highest amount of debt per MK

Jewish Home party's debt rivals that of the much larger Likud party and accounts for a quarter of the debt owed by all Knesset factions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2016 22:55
Joint list pays slammed with largest fines

Joint list pays slammed with largest fines

The State comptroller released his report on campaign finance violations today. The largest fines were meted out to the Joint List.Gary Willig, 18/10/2016 18:52
Comptroller: Ed. Min. not fighting racism enough

Comptroller: Ed. Min. not fighting racism enough

State Comptroller Shapira reports that the Education Ministry must be more proactive against racism among youngsters.Ido Ben Porat, 23/09/2016 15:33
Grim 'Hannibal Directive' may be abolished

Grim 'Hannibal Directive' may be abolished

In report on operation Protective Edge, State Comptroller calls for end to procedure directing IDF to endanger lives of kidnapped soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2016 09:12
Police erase tickets for Palestinians, tourists

Police erase tickets for Palestinians, tourists

State comptroller presents serious failures in traffic cameras, police conduct. Among others, 50,000 serious charges against drivers erased.Ido Ben-Porat, 24/02/2016 16:43
Tax Authority to crack down on rabbis

Tax Authority to crack down on rabbis

Tax Authority releases new regulations declaring rabbinical, kabbalistic services to be taxed as businesses.Matt Wanderman, 02/02/2016 13:57
Lapid: Housing Crisis Caused by Netanyahu

Lapid: Housing Crisis Caused by Netanyahu

Yesh Atid head urges the public to carefully read the State Comptroller's report on the housing crisis, to be published Wednesday.Shlomo Pitrikovski, 25/02/2015 05:46
Mayors to PM: 'Scandal' Won't Affect Our Support

Mayors to PM: 'Scandal' Won't Affect Our Support

Regional Council heads dismiss negative State Comptroller's report on Netanyahus ahead of elections.Moshe Cohen, 18/02/2015 17:31
Peres's Residence Breached Regulations

Peres's Residence Breached Regulations

State Comptroller criticizes Presidential Residence mismanagement under Peres, noting disregard of past reports, employment foul-ups.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 17/02/2015 17:33
Comptroller Report Slams Bibi - Were Laws Broken?

Comptroller Report Slams Bibi - Were Laws Broken?

Comptroller finds Prime Minister's Residence expenses ballooned under Netanyahu and then dropped showing lack of 'proportionality.'Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 17/02/2015 17:26
PM's Expense Report to be Published

PM's Expense Report to be Published

State Comptroller Shapira announced Monday that PM's Residence expense report will be published in 2 weeks, criminal conduct included.Cynthia Blank, 02/02/2015 22:21
Comptroller: Releasing PM Document a 'Crime'

Comptroller: Releasing PM Document a 'Crime'

State Comptroller Yosef Shapira on Sunday slammed Channel Ten reporter Raviv Drucker for publishing a draft document report he is preparing.Moshe Cohen , 01/02/2015 21:41
State Comptroller to Investigate Arava Oil Spill

State Comptroller to Investigate Arava Oil Spill

State Comptroller launches investigation over responsibility, as estimates over the damage more than double overnight.Tova Dvorin, 08/12/2014 13:16
Report: 'Kabbalah Rabbis' Rake in Millions

Report: 'Kabbalah Rabbis' Rake in Millions

A report Wednesday by State Comptroller Yosef Shapira claims tax authorities have missed a huge tax scandal within the hareidi community.Yaakov Levi, 29/10/2014 17:44
State Comptroller Launches Investigation of Op.

State Comptroller Launches Investigation of Op.

Protective Edge will be investigated by Israel in light of accusations and anti-Israel UN committee checking 'war crimes.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 13/08/2014 13:47
Comptroller: Govt. Failing to Feed the Hungry

Comptroller: Govt. Failing to Feed the Hungry

State Comptroller Yosef Shapira released a report that slammed the state's nutritional assistance to poor Israelis, calling it insufficient.Moshe Cohen, 07/04/2014 19:26
Police 'Bungled' Case of Rabbi’s Murder

Police 'Bungled' Case of Rabbi’s Murder

State Comptroller’s report highly critical of police in case of terrorist attack written off as suicide.Maayana Miskin, 12/02/2014 15:30
'Israel Failed in Not Compensating Refugees'

'Israel Failed in Not Compensating Refugees'

State Comptroller's report slams government for taking 60 years to compensate Jewish refugees from Arab lands.Tova Dvorin, 05/02/2014 22:35
State Comptroller to Investigate Storm Response

State Comptroller to Investigate Storm Response

Yosef Shapira says mishandled storm was foreseen, warns 'this time the storm was white, but it could be a storm of rockets.'Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/12/2013 16:06
Conflict of Interest in anti-Corruption Watchdog?

Conflict of Interest in anti-Corruption Watchdog?

Senior staffer alleges serious conflict of interest within body tasked with rooting out corruption.Maayana Miskin, 08/12/2013 11:19
Comptroller: Govt. Must Save Hadassah Hospital

Comptroller: Govt. Must Save Hadassah Hospital

State Comptroller: Health Ministry cannot ignore Hadassah hospitals’ woes - Hadassah serves 1 million people.Maayana Miskin, 21/11/2013 10:15
MK Cabel: Investigate PM Residence's Budget

MK Cabel: Investigate PM Residence's Budget

MK Eitan Cabel asks State Comptroller to investigate the increase in the spending budget of the Prime Minister’s official residence.Elad Benari, 14/05/2013 18:15
Report: Do More to Prevent Domestic Violence

Report: Do More to Prevent Domestic Violence

The State Comptroller on Tuesday slammed the Welfare Ministry and municipalities fail to act to prevent violence in families.David Lev, 26/12/2012 03:42
Former Supreme Court Judge Miriam Ben-Porat Dies

Former Supreme Court Judge Miriam Ben-Porat Dies

Former Supreme Court Judge and State Comptroller, Professor Miriam Ben-Porat, passed away Thursday at age 94.Chana Ya'ar, 26/07/2012 12:12
Prime Minister Issues Non-Reactions to Comptroller

Prime Minister Issues Non-Reactions to Comptroller

PMO publishes short reaction that does not really answer the accusations regarding decision making process.Gil Ronen, 13/06/2012 13:08
Comptroller Puts Defense Ministry in Crosshairs

Comptroller Puts Defense Ministry in Crosshairs

In his final report, State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss gave defense and military officials one body blow after anotherGabe Kahn, 01/05/2012 18:01