credit card http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Credit Card Friendly Parking Meters Coming to Newark http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/credit-card-friendly-parking-meters-coming-newark <p>NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Newark council members have voted to expand the city's smart parking program after a smaller pilot program.</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/1rxrWIa">WDEL Radio</a> reports the council voted 5-1 Monday to approve a $326,212 contract to purchase 425 new parking meters that accept credit and debit cards.</p><p>Officials say 401 of the city's existing 457 parking meters will be replaced with new devices. The remaining 24 meters will be set aside as spares. The first new meters could begin operating as soon as September.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:15:23 +0000 Don Rush 56638 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Credit Card Friendly Parking Meters Coming to Newark Audit Finds Credit Card Abuse By At Least 4 State Employees http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/audit-finds-credit-card-abuse-least-4-state-employees <div class="irc_mutc"><p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - An audit has found that four Maryland workers used state-issued credit cards to buy $255,000 of inappropriate items in recent years.</p><p>The Department of Legislative Services audit found questionable purchases by at least four cardholders. The workers were prosecuted and some supervisors also faced repercussions.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:04:27 +0000 Don Rush 51881 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Audit Finds Credit Card Abuse By At Least 4 State Employees Delaware Treasurer Accepts Resignation of Erika Benner http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delaware-treasurer-accepts-resignation-erika-benner <p>DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware's state treasurer has accepted the resignation of his top deputy following her repeated unauthorized use of a state credit card.</p><p>Treasurer Chip Flowers said Monday that he has accepted Erika Benner's request to be removed from her position as deputy state treasurer.</p><p>The News-Journal of Wilmington reported over the weekend that Benner had racked up thousands of dollars in personal expenses on her state-issued credit card, including more than $1,000 for football tickets and private car service to a New England Patriots game.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:37:57 +0000 Don Rush 39670 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Delaware Treasurer Accepts Resignation of Erika Benner