Initiative

17
Apr
Bellaire Local School District to Receive First Shared Services Feasibility Study

Efficiency-Boosting Studies are Outgrowth of House Bill 5

Auditor of State Dave Yost today approved the Bellaire Local School District (Belmont County) to receive the first shared services feasibility study conducted by his office.

17
Mar
Auditor Yost to Hold Cyber Fraud Prevention Training in Eight Ohio Communities

With cyberattacks on governments increasing, Auditor Dave Yost today announced a series of training seminars to help local government leaders in Ohio combat cyberattacks. Already, more than 560 local officials have registered for the free training.

08
Feb
Auditor Yost, legislators announce legislation to curb fraud in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

In an effort to curb fraud in Ohio’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Auditor of State Dave Yost, Rep. Tim Schaffer and Sen. Matt Huffman announced new  legislation to require photos of many recipients on the state’s SNAP Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards.

25
Jan
Auditor Yost Releases New ‘Fiscal Physical’ Tool to Help Cities and Counties Avoid Fiscal Stress

Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost today released a new tool to help cities and counties better assess their financial health and make informed budgetary decisions to avoid potential future fiscal stress.

14
Nov
Ohio State and Auditor of State partner to advance university’s efficiency goals

University is first higher-ed institution to undergo performance audit

To amplify the university’s ongoing efficiency work, The Ohio State University and the Auditor of State’s office will collaborate on the state’s first performance audit of a higher education institution.

05
Oct
Ohio Auditor’s Survey Finds Many Local Governments Unaware of Anti-Fraud Services Offered by Banks

Nearly half of Ohio’s local governments surveyed recently said they are unfamiliar with fraud prevention services designed to safeguard their bank accounts against fraud.

18
Aug
Treasurer Josh Mandel and Auditor Dave Yost Announce OhioCheckbook.com Integration with Local Government Accounting Portal

Online Reporting System Leverages Technology to Streamline and Simplify Local Government Transparency

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel and Ohio Auditor Dave Yost announced today the partnership between OhioCheckbook.com and the Auditor’s Uniform Accounting Network (UAN).  Local governments utilizing UAN can now, through the website UANlink.OhioAuditor.gov, submit their year-end financial reports to the Auditor and choose to have UAN transmit their checkbook level spending to the OhioCheckbook.com in a quick, easy and convenient process. 

11
Aug
Auditor Yost Calls on Legislature to Reform Virtual School Funding

Auditor Dave Yost today called on the General Assembly to review how community schools using electronic learning are funded, suggesting reforms based on how much a child learns should play a key role in determining how a virtual school is paid.

06
Jul
Auditor Yost to Congress: Rooting Out Food Stamp Fraud Protects the Poor and Taxpayers

Ohio Auditor Dave Yost today told Congress that he does not believe fraud is rampant in Ohio’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, but said it does exist and is “significant” given that $2.5 billion in food stamp benefits are issued to Ohioans each year.

28
Jun
Auditor Yost Releases Report on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

An audit of Ohio’s $2.5 billion Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program has found system weaknesses which allow for benefits of the dead to be claimed, accounts to build excessive balances, questionable out-of-state transactions and other instances of potential fraud.

14
Jun
Gov. Kasich Signs Efficiency-Boosting Bill into Law

Gov. John Kasich signed House Bill 5 into law today, allowing local governments and state agencies to request feasibility studies from the Auditor of State’s office. The studies will measure the potential benefits of sharing resources with neighboring entities.

09
Jun
Auditor Yost Warns of Cybercrimes Targeting Local Governments

Auditor of State Dave Yost today warned treasurers, fiscal officers and others responsible for spending public money that cybercrimes targeting government are on the rise and urged them to be on alert.

23
May
Second ‘Surprise’ Head Count of Schools Shows Progress; Improvements Still Needed

A second unannounced statewide head count of community school attendance found that attendance among non-Dropout Recovery and Prevention schools has improved, according to a report released today by Ohio Auditor Dave Yost. 

04
May
Auditor Yost Announces Ohio Charter School Summit

Auditor of State Dave Yost will host Ohio’s first statewide Charter School Summit this summer to provide school educators and administrators with financial, professional and academic training.

28
Apr
Hundreds of Officials Turn Out for Anti-Fraud Training

About 650 local officials – including mayors, school board members, financial officers and attorneys – participated in training to detect fraud and theft through a new statewide initiative of Auditor of State Dave Yost.

26
Apr
Anti-Fraud Workshops: “Auditor Yost needs to make this training mandatory”

The impact of fraud on our public institutions is devastating: $3 million from a county, $1.2 million at a community schools and $1.1 million at 19 schools in one district. 

06
Apr
Statewide Fraud Training Draws Capacity Crowd; Six More Free Sessions Planned

More than 70 public officials and employees were trained yesterday on how to prevent fraud or detect it as soon as possible as part of a series of seminars provided by State Auditor Dave Yost’s office.

08
Mar
Community College Leaders Voice Support for House Bill 384

The Ohio Association of Community Colleges (OACC) voted unanimously today to pass a resolution in support of House Bill 384.

20
Apr
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost regarding today’s omnibus amendment to Substitute House Bill 64.

26
Mar
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement made by Auditor of State Dave Yost is regarding the passage of Ohio House Bill 2.

12
Mar
Auditor Yost Announces “Sunshine Audit” Initiative

Long, expensive legal battles can be prevented through the new “Sunshine Audit” announced today by Auditor of State Dave Yost. 

09
Dec
Fiscal Integrity Act Heads to the Governor’s Desk

Ohio’s tax dollars will be better protected with the passage of the Fiscal Integrity Act (HB10), voted off the floor of the House today.

26
Jun
Auditor Yost Unveils ShareOhio.gov

Auditor of State Dave Yost today launched a website that will, at no cost to local governments, help communities share equipment to save taxpayer dollars.

05
Jun
Auditor of State Dave Yost Releases Android Version of Ohio Stops Fraud App

Auditor of State Dave Yost’s Ohio Stops Fraud mobile application is now available for Android users.

18
Feb
Shelby County Regional Planning Commission Saves 68 percent of Audit Costs

The Shelby County Regional Planning Commission (Shelby County) saved 68 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.” 

18
Feb
Village of Potsdam Saves 92 percent of Audit Costs

The Village of Potsdam (Miami County) saved 92 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

18
Feb
Athens County Regional Planning Commission Saves 82 percent of Audit Costs

The Athens County Regional Planning Commission (Athens County) saved 82 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.” 

06
Feb
Sand Beach Conservancy District Saves 76 percent of Audit Costs

The Sand Beach Conservancy District (Ottawa County) saved 76 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.” 

08
Jan
Auditor Yost Launches iPhone App to Help Fight Fraud

Auditor of State Dave Yost unveiled today Ohio Stops Fraud – a new iPhone app to report suspected fraud in public offices across the state.

19
Dec
Geneva Park Commission Saves 66 percent of Audit Costs

The Geneva Park Commission (Ashtabula County) saved 66 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

19
Dec
Village of Gann Saves 72 percent of Audit Costs

The Village of Gann (Knox County) saved 72 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

12
Nov
Southeast Area Law Enforcement Network Saves 87 percent of Audit Costs

The Southeast Area Law Enforcement Network (Cuyahoga County) saved 87 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

12
Nov
Put-In-Bay Township Park District Saves 92 percent of Audit Costs

The Put-In-Bay Township Park District (Ottawa County) saved 92 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

12
Sep
First Year of Basic Audits Saved Taxpayers $160,000

More than 80 of Ohio’s smallest local governments saved an average of 74 percent on their audit costs thanks to the basic audit option offered by Auditor of State Dave Yost one year ago today.

12
Sep
Results of Sunshine Law Compliance Audits Released

The test of 20 counties and cities for Sunshine Law compliance this year returned a mixed bag of results – with 40 percent having weaknesses in their public records policies and procedures.

05
Sep
Village of Jerry City Saves 93 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Jerry City (Wood County) saved 93 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

29
Aug
Wharton-Richland Union Cemetery Saves 59 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Wharton-Richland Union Cemetery (Wyandot County) saved 59 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.” 

29
Aug
Village of Harpster Saves 77 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Harpster (Wyandot County) saved 77 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

27
Aug
Village of Kirby Saves 72 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Kirby (Wyandot County) saved 72 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

20
Aug
Village of Pleasant Plain Saves 68 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Pleasant Plain (Warren County) saved 68 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

13
Aug
Bethesda Park District Saves 79 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Bethesda Park District (Belmont County) saved 79 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

13
Aug
Village of Milton Center Saves 90 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Milton Center (Wood County) saved 90 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

13
Aug
Granville Township Sanitary District Saves 77 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Granville Township Sanitary District (Licking County) saved 77 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

13
Aug
Village of Gratiot Saves 74 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Gratiot (Licking County) saved 74 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

02
Aug
Village of Aquilla Saves 66 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Aquilla (Geauga County) saved 66 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

02
Aug
Blanchard River Enhancement Project Saves 79 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Blanchard River Enhancement Project (Hancock County) saved 79 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

02
Aug
Malta-McConnelsville Joint Recreation Board Saves 73 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

02
Aug
Village of Macksburg Saves 86 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Macksburg (Washington County) saved 86 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

30
Jul
Heights Area Special Rescue Team Saves 57 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Heights Area Special Rescue Team (Cuyahoga County) saved 57 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

30
Jul
Appleseed Joint Ambulance District Saves 68 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Appleseed Joint Ambulance District (Hancock County) saved 68 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

23
Jul
Village of Parral Saves 78 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Parral (Tuscarawas County) saved 78 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

16
Jul
Village of Dexter City Saves 86 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Dexter City (Noble County) saved 86 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

16
Jul
LaGrange Community Park Board Saves 83 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The LaGrange Community Park Board (Lorain County) saved 83 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

16
Jul
Village of Miltonsburg Saves 58 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Miltonsburg (Monroe County) saved 58 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

11
Jul
Chesterhill-Marion Union Cemetery Saves 62 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Chesterhill-Marion Union Cemetery (Morgan County) saved 62 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

11
Jul
Madison Joint Recreation Board Saves 51 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Madison Joint Recreation Board (Lake County) saved 51 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

09
Jul
Northern Hardin County Fire District Saves 70 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Northern Hardin County Fire District (Hardin County) saved 70 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,”

09
Jul
McComb Union Cemetery Saves 68 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The McComb Union Cemetery (Hancock County) saved 68 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

02
Jul
Village of Dupont Saves 80 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Dupont (Putnam County) saved 80 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

02
Jul
Maple Grove Union Cemetery District Saves 50 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Maple Grove Union Cemetery District (Williams County) saved 50 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

02
Jul
Gibsonburg Union Cemetery Saves 72 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Gibsonburg Union Cemetery (Sandusky County) saved 72 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

02
Jul
Lowell-Adams Joint Fire District Saves 61 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Lowell-Adams Joint Fire District (Washington County) saved 61 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

01
Jul
Ohio Department of Education Performance Audit Identifies $5.7 Million in Savings

Improving information management and balancing the ratio of employees to supervisors are among more than $5.7 million in potential savings.

27
Jun
$23 Million in Savings Identified in Ohio Department of Transportation Performance Audit

Auditor of State Dave Yost made $23 million in recommendations for savings to the Ohio Department of Transportation in a performance audit released today.

27
Jun
Village of Yankee Lake Saves 66 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Yankee Lake (Trumbull County) saved 66 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

27
Jun
Village of Orangeville Saves 76 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Orangeville (Trumbull County) saved 76 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

25
Jun
Village of Summerfield Saves 83 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Summerfield (Noble County) saved 83 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

25
Jun
Village of Batesville Saves 87 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Batesville (Noble County) saved 87 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

18
Jun
Mt. Carmel Joint Cemetery District Saves 82 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Mt. Carmel Joint Cemetery District (Champaign County) saved 82 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

13
Jun
Final ODJFS Performance Audit Report Released

Total Savings Surpass $47.5 Million

Fighting Medicaid fraud on the front end could save Ohio nearly $30 million, according to the final performance audit report of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS).

13
Jun
Village of Mifflin Saves 77 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Mifflin (Ashland County) saved 77 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

13
Jun
Spencer Township Park District Saves 72 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

A new audit procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost saved Spencer Township (Allen County) 72 percent of its traditional audit costs 

13
Jun
Village of Palestine Saves 86 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Palestine (Darke County) saved 86 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

11
Jun
Carroll County Regional Planning Commission Saves 65 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Carroll County Regional Planning Commission (Carroll County) saved 65 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

11
Jun
Village of Marseilles Saves 86 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

11
Jun
Village of Sarahsville Saves 84 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Sarahsville (Noble County) saved 84 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Jun
Mineral-Sandy Joint Ambulance District Saves 79 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Mineral-Sandy Joint Ambulance District (Tuscarawas County) saved 79 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Jun
Tri-Community Ambulance District Saves 83 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Tri-Community Ambulance District (Huron County) saved 83 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Jun
Upper Scioto Drainage and Conservancy District Saves 85 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Upper Scioto Drainage and Conservancy District (Hardin County) saved 85 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Jun
Auglaize County Regional Planning Commission Saves 72 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Auglaize County Regional Planning Commission (Auglaize County) saved 72 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

04
Jun
Mound Hill Union Cemetery District Saves 91 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Mound Hill Union Cemetery District (Medina County) saved 91 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

28
May
Village of Norwich saves 62 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Norwich saved 62 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

28
May
Jackson Township Park District saves 71 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Jackson Township Park District saved 71 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

23
May
Village of Ithaca saves 86 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Ithaca saved 86 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

23
May
Village of West Millgrove saves 95 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of West Millgrove saved 95 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

23
May
Village of Fultonham saves 82 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Fultonham saved 82 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

14
May
Village of Zoar Saves 69 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Zoar saved 69 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit"

14
May
Tuscarawas County Regional Planning Commission Saves 53 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Tuscarawas County Regional Planning Commission saved 53 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit”

09
May
Butler Township-City of Dayton JEDD Saves 52 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Butler Township-City of Dayton Joint Economic Development District (Montgomery County) saved 52 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

09
May
Antwerp-Carryall Township Cemetery Saves 65 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

09
May
Village of Antioch Saves 77 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

09
May
Village of Graysville Saves 78 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

09
May
Woodlawn Union Cemetery Saves 76 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

09
May
Village of Plainfield Saves 68 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

23
Apr
Greenmound Union Cemetery Saves 79 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Greenmound Union Cemetery (Darke County) saved 79 percent of its traditional audit costs

23
Apr
Village of Kettlersville Saves 88 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Kettlersville (Shelby County) saved 88 percent of its traditional audit costs

23
Apr
Houston Joint Ambulance District Saves 66 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

23
Apr
Antrim Eden Nevada Joint Cemetery Saves 84 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Antrim Eden Nevada Joint Cemetery (Wyandot County) saved 84 percent of its traditional audit costs

23
Apr
Village of Adamsville Saves 73 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Adamsville (Muskingum County) saved 73 percent of its traditional audit costs

23
Apr
Village of Lockington Saves 91 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Lockington (Shelby County) saved 91 percent of its traditional audit costs

23
Apr
Village of Haviland Saves 84 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Haviland (Paulding County) saved 84 percent of its traditional audit costs

18
Apr
Village of Darbyville Saves 80 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Darbyville (Pickaway County) saved 80 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

18
Apr
Village of Venedocia Saves 87 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Venedocia (Van Wert County) saved 87 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

18
Apr
Village of Burbank Saves 76 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Burbank (Wayne County) saved 76 precent of its traditional audit costs in its first "basic audit."

18
Apr
Village of Unionville Center Saves 92 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Unionville Center (Union County) saved 92 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit.”

16
Apr
Village of Burkettsville Saves 86 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Burkettsville (Mercer County) saved 86 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

09
Apr
Pickaway County Park District Saves 73 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

A new audit procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost saved Pickaway County 73 percent of its traditional audit costs.

04
Apr
Mt. Orab Port Authority Saves 76 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Mt. Orab Port Authority (Brown County) saved 76 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

04
Apr
Village of Elgin Saves 84 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

A new audit procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost saved the Village of Elgin (Van Wert County) 84 percent of its traditional audit costs.

20
Mar
Belle Valley Saves 90 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Belle Valley (Noble County) saved 90 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit,” a new procedure introduced last year by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

20
Mar
Spring Valley Park District Saves 77 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Spring Valley Park District (Greene County) saved 77 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

19
Mar
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Auditor of State Dave Yost issues a statement regarding a subpoena to JobsOhio for records.

14
Mar
Lower Salem Saves 70 percent of Audit Costs

State Auditor Introduces Lower Cost Option

The Village of Lower Salem (Washington County) saved 70 percent of its traditional audit costs in its first “basic audit."

13
Mar
Columbus Man Charged with Fraud Involving Federally Funded Tutoring Program

A federal grand jury a Columbus man alleging that he defrauded the U.S. Department of Education’s Supplemental Education Services Program by billing the program for tutoring sessions that were never provided.

11
Mar
Auditor Examines Sunshine Compliance at 20 Counties and Cities

Sunshine law compliance throughout Ohio will be examined this week at 20 representative counties and cities, Auditor of State Dave Yost announced today. The work fulfills a promise made during Sunshine Week in 2011 to audit public records compliance during the 2012 audit cycle.

07
Mar
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost: "The Governor and I have the same goal:..."

27
Feb
Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Auditor of State Dave Yost released a statement regarding the Ohio Department of Education’s actions following the release of the statewide audit of student attendance data.

16
Feb
Changing How Data Are Reported Would Solve Many Schools' Problems

Auditor Yost recommends changes to Ohio's school attendance reporting system in this op-ed.

11
Feb
Nine Schools “Scrubbers” in Statewide Attendance Audit

Yost Calls for Linking Attendance Reporting and Funding—No More “Count Week”

Four additional school districts were identified as having manipulated attendance data in the final statewide student attendance audit report released today by Auditor of State Dave Yost.

25
Jan
Expected Release of Statewide School Attendance Audit

The Auditor of State’s office final report on the statewide school attendance audit will be released February 11.

24
Jan
Auditor Yost Appoints Former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Robert Cupp as Chief Legal Counsel

Former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Robert Cupp will bring his vast legal expertise to the Auditor of State’s office to serve as Chief Legal Counsel to Auditor of State Dave Yost and staff.