Kentucky State Auditor

Government
6:28 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Edelen Outraged Over Excessive School Spending

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Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen has found a lack of accountability and transparency in 14 school districts that have been the focus of special reviews.

Edelen told the Interim Joint Committee on Education yesterday that in one case a former superintendent was found to have received $224,000 in unauthorized payments in a district where 90% of students are so poor they qualify for free or reduced-price lunches.

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Government
4:50 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Audit of Calloway County Attorney's Office Cites Concerns for Public Finances

A state audit of Calloway County Attorney David Harrington’s office has found several issues with the handling of public funds. The state auditor’s office says they performed the audit after hearing concerns about possible mismanagement at the office.

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Audit
3:34 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Graves County Fiscal Court Audit Finds Procedure Errors

The Kentucky State Auditor’s office found the Graves County Fiscal Court failed to properly pay a contractor and report funds. The auditor’s office 2010-2011 fiscal year report released today shows the county failed to promptly pay a contractor for nearly 1.6 million dollars in clean-up work related to the 2009 Ice Storm. The work was done in May 2009, but was not paid for until more than a year later, violating state statute which orders all contract work paid within 30 days.

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Government
11:41 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Kentucky State Auditor: Special Tax Districts Spend Much, Laws Need Overhaul

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Taken together, Kentucky's special taxing districts spend more money than the state spends on Medicaid and infrastructure -- and nearly half of those districts are not following rules on filing budgets or submitting audits, said a report from State Auditor Adam Edelen released Wednesday.

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Government
4:54 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

State Audit Finds Violation in McCracken County Clerk's Office

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Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen says the McCracken County Clerk’s Office violated state statute in 2011. According to the annual audit report, the McCracken County Fiscal Court failed to set a maximum county clerk salary order, which the clerk uses to hire deputies and assistants and provide fringe benefits.

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Government
1:15 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Ky. Auditor's Office Publishes Caldwell, Chrisitan, Calloway Co. Reports

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The Kentucky state auditor’s office found several non-compliance issues with the Caldwell County Fiscal Court’s financial practices. The comments came in the 2010-2011 fiscal year audit released today. The report found poor tax record keeping, and a lack of outside review.

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State Audit
4:01 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

KY Personnel Board Opening Investigation on Former Ag Commissioner Richie Farmer

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The Kentucky Personnel Board will open an investigation into alleged improprieties at the Department of Agriculture under former Commissioner Richie Farmer. Farmer served in the post from 2004 to 2011. 

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Government
11:39 am
Tue July 10, 2012

State Auditors Finds Errors at Carlisle Sheriff's Office

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Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen has found poor financial reporting practices at the Carlisle County Sheriff’s office in the department’s most recent audit. 

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