Washington State Auditor, Troy Kelley
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Troy Kelley
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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.
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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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  • Featured Reports
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  • 2014 Annual Report
    State Auditor Troy Kelley today announced the release of the State Auditor’s 2014 Annual Report. “It is an easy-to-read, concise summary of the work we did and the accomplishments we enjoyed during 2014,” Kelley said, “a snapshot of the year in local and state government audits, performance audits and special investigations such as fraud, state whistleblower and citizen hotline.”
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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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  • ReportTypeReleased
    Ahtanum Irrigation DistrictSmall Local Government Accountability Audit2/26/2015view report
    Castle Rock School District No 401Financial and Federal2/26/2015view report
    City of GrangerFinancial2/26/2015view report
    Community Colleges of SpokaneAccountability2/26/2015view report
    Compliance with the Energy Independence Act (I937): Public Utility District No. 1 of Grays Harbor CountyAttestation Engagements2/26/2015view report
    Douglas Grant Lincoln & Okanogan Counties Public Hospital District No 6Accountability2/26/2015view report
    King County Fire Protection District No 45Accountability2/26/2015view report
    King County Fire Protection District No 45Financial2/26/2015view report
    King County Water District No 20Accountability2/26/2015view report
    King County Water District No 20Financial2/26/2015view report
  • ReportTypeReleased
    Mason County Fire Protection District No 8Accountability2/26/2015view report
    Okanogan County Fire Protection District No 6Accountability2/26/2015view report
    South Central Workforce Development CouncilFinancial and Federal2/26/2015view report
    Tacoma School District No 10Comprehensive Annual Financial Report2/26/2015view report
    Upper Valley Parks and Recreation Service AreaSmall Local Government Accountability Audit2/26/2015view report
    Vancouver City Center Redevelopment AuthoritySmall Local Government Accountability Audit2/26/2015view report
    West End Irrigation DistrictSmall Local Government Accountability Audit2/26/2015view report
    Clover Park School District No 400Comprehensive Annual Financial Report2/25/2015view report
    Enduris WashingtonComprehensive Annual Financial Report2/25/2015view report
    Everett Public SchoolsComprehensive Annual Financial Report2/25/2015view report
  • ReportTypeReleased
    Spokane School District No 81Comprehensive Annual Financial Report2/25/2015view report
    Admirals Cove Water DistrictSmall Local Government Accountability Audit2/23/2015view report
    Alternative Learning ExperienceSpecial2/23/2015view report
    Alternative Learning Experience (ALE) in WashingtonPerformance2/23/2015view report
    City of CentraliaFinancial2/23/2015view report
    City of CentraliaAccountability2/23/2015view report
    City of EphrataAccountability2/23/2015view report
    City of ForksAccountability2/23/2015view report
    City of ForksFinancial2/23/2015view report
    Clallam County Fire Protection District No 3Financial2/23/2015view report
  • ReportTypeReleased
    Clallam County Fire Protection District No 3Accountability2/23/2015view report
    Cowlitz County Cemetery District No 6Accountability2/23/2015view report
    Ferry County Park and Recreation District No 2Small Local Government Accountability Audit2/23/2015view report
    Grant County Weed District No 1Accountability2/23/2015view report
    Grays Harbor Conservation DistrictAccountability2/23/2015view report
    Grays Harbor County Fire Protection District No 6Small Local Government Accountability Audit2/23/2015view report
    Icicle Irrigation DistrictAccountability2/23/2015view report
    King County Airport District No 1Small Local Government Accountability Audit2/23/2015view report
    Lewis County Fire Protection District No 10Accountability2/23/2015view report
    Museum Development Authority of SeattleAccountability2/23/2015view report
  • ReportTypeReleased
    North City Water DistrictFinancial and Federal2/23/2015view report
    Peshastin Irrigation DistrictAccountability2/23/2015view report
    Pierce County Fire Protection District No 10Accountability2/23/2015view report
    Pierce County Fire Protection District No 10Financial2/23/2015view report
    Spokane County Fire Protection District No 5Small Local Government Accountability Audit2/23/2015view report
    Toutle Lake School District No 130Financial2/23/2015view report
    Toutle Lake School District No 130Accountability2/23/2015view report
    Yakima County Fire Protection District No 2Accountability2/23/2015view report
    Yakima Valley Office of Emergency ManagementAccountability2/23/2015view report

    View audit reports released in the last two weeks
  • Special
    Audit Of The University Of Washington Higher Education Dedicated Local Funds And Operating Fee Accounts
    Special
    12/31/2014
  • Accountability
    City of Des Moines
    Accountability
    12/1/2014
  • Accountability
    City of Gig Harbor
    Accountability
    12/8/2014
  • Fraud
    Port of Walla Walla
    Fraud
    12/29/2014
  • Accountability
    Chelan County
    Accountability
    1/5/2015
  • Accountability
    City of Yakima
    Accountability
    1/29/2015
  • Accountability
    City of Gold Bar
    Accountability
    1/26/2015
  • Special
    Alternative Learning Experience
    Special
    12/11/2014
  • Financial
    City of Milton
    Financial
    1/22/2015
  • Special
    Alternative Learning Experience
    Special
    12/11/2014
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