Statement from Auditor of State Dave Yost

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Columbus – The following statement may be attributed to Auditor of State Dave Yost in support of the General Assembly's expected passage of Sub. H.B. No. 2 to reform Ohio's charter school system:

“This bill puts Ohio’s charter school community on the road to national respectability,” Auditor Yost said. “I especially salute the dogged persistence of Senator Peggy Lehner, who has demonstrated imagination and courage throughout this debate.”



The Auditor of State’s office, one of five independently elected statewide offices in Ohio, is responsible for auditing more than 5,800 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.

Brittany Halpin
Press Secretary