Comptroller to Probe 2-year Budgeting Process and 2012 Deficit

It does not appear, however, that State Comptroller Joseph Shapira will finish his investigation before the new budget is approved by the cabinet and passed by the Knesset in the coming months.

The State Comptroller's Office said Monday it will investigate how the country's two-year budget is crafted and how the government finished 2012 with such...