Press Release Ohio Auditor of State

Statement from Auditor Yost on Passing of Former U.S. Rep. Ralph S. Regula

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Columbus – Auditor of State Dave Yost’s statement on the passing of former U.S. Rep. Ralph S. Regula:

“Ralph Regula was a true public servant, a man who put community above self. For 36 years, Ralph worked tirelessly in Congress to build relationships, forge consensus and break through bureaucracy to improve lives. His advocacy for Ohio was legend. Darlene and I extend our condolences to the Regula family.” 


The Auditor of State’s office, one of five independently elected statewide offices in Ohio, is responsible for auditing more than 5,900 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.

Beth Gianforcaro
Press Secretary