Washington State Auditor, Troy Kelley
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The State Auditor's Office reviews government activities and finances free from outside control and influence.
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Our mission and goals
The State Auditor’s Office holds state and local government accountable for the use of public resources.
Who audits the Auditor?
Two organizations - the National State Auditors Association and the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers - review our work and hold us to high standards. We passed our 2013 review with flying colors.
If you want to work for a respected organization whose purpose is to ensure that the people's money is spent honestly and efficiently, you should consider a career at the State Auditor's Office.
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  • Performance Measures in Economic Development Programs
    Assessing the impact of economic development programs is difficult because many factors influence business decisions to expand or relocate. We offer suggestions to improve performance measurement systems for such programs.
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  • Progress Report: Local Government Financial Health
    Local governments continue to face a combination of rising costs and constrained revenues that could jeopardize their financial health in the future.
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  • Safe Data Disposal
    We found some state computers sent for surplus or sale contained confidential data that should have been removed.
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  • Medicaid Managed Care Program Oversight
    Improved controls could prevent overpayments and unnecessary cost increases in Medicaid Managed Care, our performance audit found.
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  • Alternative Learning Experience Programs
    Our recent accountability audit questioned more than $1.5 million in school district spending for ALE programs in 2011-2013.
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  • Post-Adoption Services
    This audit surveyed families who adopted children from foster care and analyzed programs in other states to identify how Washington could improve its services.
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  • ReportTypeReleased
    City of Spokane ValleyAccountability11/20/2014view report
    City of ZillahAccountability11/20/2014view report
    Covington Water DistrictAccountability11/20/2014view report
    Covington Water DistrictFinancial11/20/2014view report
    Joint Animal ServicesAccountability11/20/2014view report
    Joint Animal ServicesFinancial11/20/2014view report
    Kittitas CountyAccountability11/20/2014view report
    Lincoln County Fire Protection District No 1Financial and Federal11/20/2014view report
    Pacific Hospital Preservation and Development AuthorityAccountability11/20/2014view report
    Pike Place Market Preservation and Development AuthorityAccountability11/20/2014view report
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    Port of Willapa HarborAccountability11/20/2014view report
    Puget Sound PartnershipAccountability11/20/2014view report
    Town of SpangleAccountability11/20/2014view report
    Town of SpangleFinancial11/20/2014view report
    City of AberdeenAccountability11/17/2014view report
    City of AberdeenFinancial11/17/2014view report
    City of BridgeportAccountability11/17/2014view report
    City of ChelanAccountability11/17/2014view report
    City of GeorgeAccountability11/17/2014view report
    City of Oak HarborFinancial11/17/2014view report
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    City of Oak HarborAccountability11/17/2014view report
    City of QuincyAccountability11/17/2014view report
    City of QuincyFinancial11/17/2014view report
    Compliance with the Energy Independence Act (I937): Clallam County Public Utility District No. 1Special11/17/2014view report
    Grant County Port District No 10Accountability11/17/2014view report
    Greater Wenatchee Regional Events Center Public Facilities DistrictFinancial11/17/2014view report
    Greater Wenatchee Regional Events Center Public Facilities DistrictAccountability11/17/2014view report
    Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer DistrictFinancial11/17/2014view report
    Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer DistrictAccountability11/17/2014view report
    Lower Stemilt Irrigation DistrictAccountability11/17/2014view report
  • ReportTypeReleased
    Multi Agency Communications CenterAccountability11/17/2014view report
    Multi Agency Communications CenterFinancial11/17/2014view report
    North East King County Regional Public Safety Communication AgencyAccountability11/17/2014view report
    North East King County Regional Public Safety Communication AgencyFinancial11/17/2014view report
    Skagit County Housing AuthorityAccountability11/17/2014view report
    Skamania County Fire Protection District No 5Small Local Government Accountability Audit11/17/2014view report
    Town of TwispAccountability11/17/2014view report
    Town of WatervilleFinancial11/17/2014view report
    Wenatchee Valley Transportation CouncilAccountability11/17/2014view report
    Whatcom County Fire Protection District No 7Financial11/17/2014view report
  • ReportTypeReleased
    Whatcom County Fire Protection District No 7Accountability11/17/2014view report
    Whitman County Regional Communications CenterFinancial11/17/2014view report

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