Keith Faber advises Ohio governments to take a close look at their finances and to prepare for things to get worse before they get better.
Auditor Faber: Then-Auditor Erica Snodgrass paid employees on a day the office was closed, and wrongly paid vacation severance to another employee.
Auditor Faber says former fire chief Pamela Idle falsified payroll sheets to include EMS runs and transports that either did not happen or did not have EMS billing records.
Keith Faber: As we take comfort in knowing some of the best experts are working on this issue, I urge everyone to get involved in helping their communities.
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In the middle of a pandemic, it might seem that the last thing we need to worry about is the Ohio Open Meetings Act. On the contrary; now more than ever, we should make sure our public leaders are conducting business in the open.
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The coronavirus is driving how business is conducted. There’s no reason the disinfecting light of the sun cannot continue to shine on how the public’s business is done.
StaRS will not only measure compliance with Sunshine Laws, but also encourage entities to learn about and employ best practices in handling records requests.
Keith Faber, who took office in January 2019, is dedicated to ensuring efficient, effective, and transparent government for the people of Ohio.
The office is dedicated to raising awareness of fraud in government. For information on how to report fraud, visit our webpage.Learn More