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March 17, 1995 | DAVID WILLMAN and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Atty. Gen. Janet Reno announced Thursday that a review of allegations about Transportation Secretary Federico Pena has ended with no evidence of wrongdoing on his part. In a brief statement, the Justice Department said that the review by its criminal division, opened on Feb. 15, "found no specific and credible evidence of any violation of federal law. Accordingly, the matter has been closed." The Justice Department's statement did not identify which matters involving Pena it reviewed.
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March 17, 1995 | DAVID WILLMAN and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Atty. Gen. Janet Reno announced Thursday that a review of allegations about Transportation Secretary Federico Pena has ended with no evidence of wrongdoing on his part. In a brief statement, the Justice Department said that the review by its criminal division, opened on Feb. 15, "found no specific and credible evidence of any violation of federal law. Accordingly, the matter has been closed." The Justice Department's statement did not identify which matters involving Pena it reviewed.
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September 12, 1993 | NORA ZAMICHOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An exhaustive audit has found that because of lax controls, a vast array of Los Angeles County transportation contracts skyrocketed in cost after new expenses were routinely added on after initial approval of the agreements. In one case, auditors found that a consulting contract for the proposed Green Line grew from $1.4 million to $64.4 million in one year--a 4,511% increase. In all, the study showed that contracts increased an average of 388% after they were awarded.
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