Washington State Auditor, Troy Kelley
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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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About Us
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 (NSAA) and the Washington State Office of Financial Management review our work and hold us to high standards.
Careers
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.
Contact Us
Find your regional audit office, our main office in Olympia, or the staff member assigned to your audit.
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  • Local Governments: Promoting Transparency & Accountability
    This special report examines annual financial report filing data. We found that more than $2.2 million in local government expenditures were left unaudited due to unfiled reports.
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  • New Freedom Consumer-Directed Services
    This performance audit evaluated the effectiveness and costs of New Freedom, a pilot program serving low-income adults with disabilities and elderly people, and found it produced comparable health outcomes to the state’s COPES program at a similar cost.
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  • Long-Term Care Worker Certification
    Improvements at DSHS and DOH have helped more applicants obtain the home care aide certificate, but our performance audit found more could be done to improve certification completion rates. Our testing suggests that agency monitoring efforts are reasonable.
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  • State IT Security
    This performance audit offers recommendations that can help Washington improve its IT security posture across state agencies.
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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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  • Debt-Offset Programs
    This performance audit examined state-based and federal debt-offset programs, and learned these programs could help the state collect delinquent business debt more quickly and efficiently.
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  • Fraud
    Natural Resources, Department of
    Fraud
    11/3/2014
  • Fraud
    City of Bellevue
    Fraud
    10/30/2014
  • Fraud
    Seattle Housing Authority
    Fraud
    11/24/2014
  • Whistleblower
    South Puget Sound Community College
    Whistleblower
    11/26/2014
  • Special
    University of Washington
    Special
    12/31/2014
  • Fraud
    Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
    Fraud
    11/3/2014
  • Whistleblower
    South Puget Sound Community College
    Whistleblower
    11/26/2014
  • Whistleblower
    University of Washington
    Whistleblower
    11/13/2014
  • Accountability
    City of Des Moines
    Accountability
    12/1/2014
  • Accountability
    City of Gig Harbor
    Accountability
    12/8/2014
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