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10
Mar

Public-Private Hybrids Raise Accountability Questions

There’s a messy place where the public and private meet, and the old ideas about accountability aren’t good enough to sort it out.

06
Aug

Share Ohio Helps Local Governments Share Equipment, Save Dollars

ShareOhio is a one-stop shop to share resources, save taxpayer dollars, and better utilize capital equipment.

09
Jun

Staying Out of the Red: The Real Bottom Line on GASB 68

Auditor Dave Yost discusses new standards from the the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) for reporting pension obligations. 

23
May

Auditor Yost Meets with Ohio WWII Vet and Painter of the Auditor’s State Seal

Auditor Yost writes about his meeting with Carl Weisgerber in Cincinnati

25
Mar

Auditor Yost Testimony for House Bill 10

House and State Local Government Committee

Auditor Yost testified in support of House Bill 10 to the House and State Local Government Committee.

09
Jan

Westshore Council of Governments Work Together to Save Taxpayer Dollars

Auditor Yost Presents Cities with Taxpayer Hero Award

Six communities in northeast Ohio that make up the Westshore Council of Governments creatively maximize services for taxpayers while spending less.

19
Sep

Auditor’s skinnyOhio.org is a Go-To Resource for Shared Services

Written for the Ohio Association of School Business Officials

18
Sep

New Audit Choices Could Cut Costs in Half

One in Four Ohio Villages, Townships and Special Districts Could Be Eligible

16
Apr

Honest Merchants Benefit From Honest Food Stamp Program

Written for the Ohio Grocers Association

More than 17,000 people have received 10 or more reissued food stamp cards from the State of Ohio. That’s a red flag that caused the office to examine the state’s procedures for managing food stamp cards.

15
Feb

Important News on Compensation of Township Officials

Care must be exercised with any “pick-up” of employee share of benefits

28
Nov

How Can We Help Local Governments in Fiscal Distress?

Written for the Ohio Farm Bureau