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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Find your regional audit office, our main office in Olympia, or the staff member assigned to your audit.
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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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    Benton County Public Facilities DistrictSmall Local Government Accountability Audit10/30/2014view report
    Benton-Franklin Council of GovernmentsAccountability10/30/2014view report
    City of BellevueAccountability10/30/2014view report
    City of BellevueFraud10/30/2014view report
    City of OrovilleFinancial10/30/2014view report
    City of OrovilleAccountability10/30/2014view report
    City of Snohomish Transportation Benefit DistrictAccountability10/30/2014view report
    Ellensburg Business Development AuthoritySmall Local Government Accountability Audit10/30/2014view report
    King County Agreed Upon ProceduresSpecial10/30/2014view report
    Mason County Fire Protection District No 5Financial10/30/2014view report
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    Mason County Fire Protection District No 5Accountability10/30/2014view report
    Mid-Columbia LibraryFinancial10/30/2014view report
    Mid-Columbia LibraryAccountability10/30/2014view report
    Okanogan County Water Conservancy BoardSmall Local Government Accountability Audit10/30/2014view report
    Pasco Public Facilities DistrictSmall Local Government Accountability Audit10/30/2014view report
    Water and Sewer Risk Management PoolFinancial10/30/2014view report
    City of SumnerComprehensive Annual Financial Report10/28/2014view report
    City of ColvilleAccountability10/27/2014view report
    City of LakewoodAccountability10/27/2014view report
    City of MedinaFinancial10/27/2014view report
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    City of MedinaAccountability10/27/2014view report
    City of ProsserAccountability10/27/2014view report
    City of SeaTacAccountability10/27/2014view report
    City of StevensonFinancial10/27/2014view report
    City of StevensonAccountability10/27/2014view report
    Dallesport Water DistrictAccountability10/27/2014view report
    Grant County Public Hospital District No 3Accountability10/27/2014view report
    Island TransitFinancial and Federal10/27/2014view report
    Island TransitAccountability10/27/2014view report
    King County Fire Protection District No 20Accountability10/27/2014view report
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    King County Fire Protection District No 20Financial10/27/2014view report
    Lincoln County Conservation DistrictAccountability10/27/2014view report
    North Whidbey Water DistrictSmall Local Government Accountability Audit10/27/2014view report
    Pierce CollegeWhistleblower10/27/2014view report
    Port of Pasco Economic Development CorporationSmall Local Government Accountability Audit10/27/2014view report
    Sammamish Plateau Water and Sewer DistrictFinancial10/27/2014view report
    South Columbia Basin Irrigation DistrictAccountability10/27/2014view report
    South Columbia Basin Irrigation DistrictFinancial10/27/2014view report
    Strathview Water District No 16Small Local Government Accountability Audit10/27/2014view report
    Valley TransitAccountability10/27/2014view report
  • ReportTypeReleased
    Valley TransitFinancial10/27/2014view report

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    Liquor Control Board
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    Washington State University
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    City of Port Angeles
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    Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission
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    City of Seattle
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    King County
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    Clark County
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