The Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau has completed an audit of the Wisconsin State Fair Park, concluding that the organization regularly makes purchases valued at over $50,000 without the authority to do so. Auditors also noted that the State Fair Park could not provide investigators with a comprehensive list of contracts.
Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway said that Gov. Eric Greitens' administration delayed an audit of the state's income tax refund processing. Galloway determined that the state's delayed tax return payments are the result of the state not having enough general revenue on hand to cover them.
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The Hawaii state auditor said recently that the purpose and efficacy of the state Energy Office is unclear after an audit. "The Energy Office could not clearly articulate to us, neither through documented evidence nor verbally, how it has directly or indirectly contributed to the achievement of the state's clean energy goals," state Auditor Les Kondo said.
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The Supreme Court will consider a case challenging the constitutionality of the Securities and Exchange Commission's administrative law judges. The Trump administration, which says it will not defend the way the judges are appointed, has requested the review.
The Wisconsin Ethics Commission is conducting an audit of lobbying organizations to determine whether lobbyists have broken public disclosure requirements. The audit began after commission staffers reportedly noticed that lobbyists were not registering or obtaining lobbying licenses as required.
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