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Achievement gap in middle schools

May 1st, 2014 · No Comments · Audits Division

90 percent of Oregon middle schools failed to help low-income or black students catch up in reading or math by 2012, state says (Oregonian, 4/30/2014) Audit: Few middle schools closing achievement gap (Statesman Journal, 4/30/2014) Oregon Audit Outlines ‘Achievement Gap’ In State Middle Schools (OPB, 4/30/2014) Oregon Department of Education : efforts to close achievement […]

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TANF audit

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Audits Division, Dept. of Human Services

Oregon welfare audit says state should increase job training, accountability to move recipients into work (Oregonian, 4/16/2014) Auditor’s Report Details Challenges Faced By Oregon Welfare Program (OPB, 4/16/2014) Temporary Assistance for Needy Families : high expectations, stronger partnerships, and better data could help more parents find work [PDF] (2014) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division […]

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Emergency Management audit

February 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Audits Division, Emergency Management

Audit Finds Problems With Oregon’s Disaster Planning (OPB, 2/11/2014) Office of Emergency Management : rebuilding the organization to strengthen Oregon’s emergency management [PDF] (2014) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division State of Oregon emergency operations plan (2013) Oregon Office of Emergency Management State of Oregon debris management plan [PDF] (2011) Oregon Office of Emergency Management

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TriMet audit

January 29th, 2014 · No Comments · Audits Division

State audit finds TriMet needs to take ‘extremely urgent’ money, safety problems more seriously (Oregonian, 1/29/2014) TriMet : general management review and issues deserving additional attention [PDF] (2014) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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UO payroll practices audit

November 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Audits Division

University of Oregon employees caught cheating on federal grants (Oregonian, 10/31/2013) Audit reveals unearned overtime made up for furloughs at University of Oregon (Statesman Journal, 11/1/2013) UO payroll abuses uncovered (Register Guard, 11/1/2013) University of Oregon : payroll practices [PDF] (2013) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Oregon Youth Authority audit

October 21st, 2013 · No Comments · Audits Division

Audit finds $23,800 in overpayments by Oregon Youth Authority (Statesman Journal, 10/19/2013) Oregon Youth Authority : questioned costs for community reintegration services [PDF] (2013) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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State housing programs audit

July 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Audits Division

Oregon audit finds problems in housing programs (KTVZ, 7/25/2013) Oregon Housing and Community Services Department : program duplication, overlap and fragmentation [PDF] (2013) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Health and human services caseload forecast

February 12th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audits Division, Dept. of Human Services, Health Authority

Oregon Health Authority director influenced forecast, contributing to $141 million surplus, state audit finds (Oregonian, 2/8/2013) Health and human service caseload forecasting : ways to increase confidence [PDF] (2013) Oregon Audits Division Forecast [PDF] (semiannual) Oregon Health Authority

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Travel Information Council audit

September 7th, 2012 · Comments Off · Audits Division

Kate Brown recommends lawmakers review Oregon Travel Experience’s semi-independent status (Oregonian, 9/6/2012) PERS retiree continued to work full-time, collect salary during secret retirement (Statesman Journal, 9/7/2012) Oregon travel agency hides director’s ‘retirement’ (Portland Business Journal,9/7/2012) Oregon Travel Experience : improve accountability [PDF] (2012) Oregon Secretary of State , Audits Division

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Overpayment of unemployment benefits

August 17th, 2012 · No Comments · Audits Division

Audit finds Oregon overpaid $41 million in jobless benefits (Statesman Journal, 8/16/2012) Computer controls for the Oregon benefit information system need attention [PDF] (2012) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Corrections staffing audit

July 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · Audits Division

Audit released on Oregon prison staffing (Statesman Journal, 7/27/2012) Department of Corrections: Managing Security Personnel Costs [PDF](2012) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Children’s mental health audit

May 29th, 2012 · Comments Off · Audits Division

State Audit Finds Unexplained Gaps In Children’s Mental Health┬áCare (OPB, 5/25/2012) Children’s mental health : ensuring access and sustaining services [PDF] (2012) Oregon Office of the Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Government Waste Hotline reports

May 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · Secretary of State

State auditors questioned nearly $8 million in public funds in 2011: Oregon Politics Roundup (Oregonian, 4/26/2012) Government Waste Hotline [PDF] (annual) Oregon Office of the Secretary of State

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Child welfare audit

April 26th, 2012 · Comments Off · Audits Division, Secretary of State

New child welfare audit says Oregon can do more to reunite parents and kids in foster care (Oregonian, 4/24/2012) Child welfare program : strategies to help caseworkers reunited more families [PDF] (2012) Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Public contracting audit

February 15th, 2012 · Comments Off · Audits Division, Secretary of State

Audit finds no abuse in Oregon’s public contracting system (Statesman Journal, 2/13/2012) Agencies ensured contracts with former state employees were properly awarded [PDF] (2012) Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Common School Fund audit

February 8th, 2012 · Comments Off · Audits Division

State fund mistakenly overpays schools (Statesman Journal, 2/7/2012) Department of State Lands : improve accounting of Common School Fund [PDF] (2012) Oregon Office of the Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Willamette ESD audit follow-up

December 21st, 2011 · Comments Off · Audits Division, Secretary of State

Practices at WESD better, but not all good (Statesman Journal, 12/18/2011) Willamette Education Service District, recommendations follow-up [PDF] (2011) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Commission for the Blind audit

September 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Audits Division

New audit finds more problems at the Oregon Commission for the Blind (The Oregonian, 9/28/2011) Oregon Commission for the Blind : audit recommendations follow-up [PDF] (2011), Oregon Office of Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Healthy Kids audit

September 8th, 2011 · Comments Off · Audits Division, Secretary of State

Oregon state audit of Healthy Kids program finds faulty numbers: $4.5 million returned to feds (Oregonian, 9/1/2011) Oregon Health Authority : improve controls over child enrollment reporting and advertising expenditures [PDF] (2011) Oregon Office of Secretary of State, Audits Division

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Revenue Department audit follow-up

August 31st, 2011 · Comments Off · Audits Division

Efforts of state revenue department lauded, (Statesman Journal, 8/31/2011) Department of Revenue : filing enforcement and collections recommendations follow-up [PDF] (2011) Oregon Office of Secretary of State. Audits Division Strategies for increasing personal income tax compliance and revenue collections [PDF] (2010)

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