Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Columbus – The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost:
"The Governor and I have the same goal: to make sure JobsOhio's money is working for the people of Ohio — creating jobs and growing this economy for our families," Yost said.  "It's important to look at the total picture.  The private bond proceeds trace directly back to the public money."



The Auditor of State’s office, one of five independently elected statewide offices in Ohio, is responsible for auditing more than 5,600 state and local government agencies.  Under the direction of Auditor Dave Yost, the office also provides financial services to local governments, investigates and prevents fraud in public agencies and promotes transparency in government.

Carrie Bartunek
Press Secretary