Utah State Auditor

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Following an embezzlement scheme at the Utah Communications Authority, the State Auditor has released review of the internal controls of the agency. Earlier this year the Utah Communications Authority announced that a former employee and her daughter had used credit cards for personal purchases, embezzling $1 million over a ten-year period.

Officials with the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind want to see a former employee accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the schools’ accounts prosecuted and the money restored.

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A new report from the office of the Utah State Auditor shows the state could improve on college graduation rates.

The State Auditor’s office released its review Monday of the embattled Jordanelle Special Service District, investigating allegations of mismanagement and misuse of public funds.

Audit Finds Utah Drug Courts Could be Improved

Jan 21, 2015

The Office of the Utah State Auditor has completed a performance audit of the state’s Adult Felony Drug Courts.

Utah State Fair Under-Attended and Over-Subsidized

Mar 27, 2014

The Utah State Fair is underperforming according to a new report by the Office of the Utah State AuditorThe limited performance audit compared the Utah State Fair with several other state fairs around the country.  It specifically focused on similar fairs held in Arizona, Idaho, and New Mexico. David Pulsipher is the performance audit director.

Utah Department of Workforce Services call center
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A state audit released this week shows that the Utah Department of Workforce Services has cut down on errors enrolling people for benefits and training, and is doing a much better job complying with federal regulations. A previous state audit of the Department showed a consistent pattern of non-compliance, resulting in millions of dollars in questioned costs. 

State Audit Says Agencies Have Too Few Auditors

Aug 29, 2013
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  The state auditor’s office released a report this week showing that many agencies don’t have internal auditors even when the law requires them.

State law requires 11 state departments to have internal auditors, and a new report from the state auditor’s office says four of them do not – Agriculture, Commerce, Environmental Quality and Public Safety.