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      December 2020

      Press Release

      New Report: Vermont Employment Growth Incentive Parts 2 and 3: VEPC Due Diligence and Other Matters

       

      October 2020

      News

      VT DIGGER

      Auditor Doug Hoffer says regulators should do more to control health care costs

       

      August 2020

      News

      VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO

      Vermont Auditor Questions Legality Of State Incentive Award

      VALLEY NEWS

      Growth of health costs in Vt. exceeds US average

      SAINT ALBANS MESSENGER

      State auditor Doug Hoffer connects rising health care costs in Vt. to consolidation

       

      July 2020

      News

      VT DIGGER

      Auditor questions oversite of OneCare

       

      May 2020

      Press Release

      Hoffer announces new COVID-19 website

       

      January 2020

      News

      WDEV - Vermont Conversation with David Goodman

      Is VT wasting money on programs that don’t work? VT State Auditor Doug Hoffer

       

      December 2019

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      VT DIGGER

      Auditor: School districts, service providers failed to check child abuse registry

       

      November 2019

      News

      Seven Days VT

      State Auditor Hoffer Slams Vermont Remote Worker Program

      VT DIGGER

      Auditor’s office: Remote worker program of ‘questionable value’

      WPTZ-NBC5

      New report sharply critical of Vermont relocation incentive program

       

      October 2019

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      VT DIGGER

      OneCare failed to track community health programs, auditor says

       

      July 2019

      News

      VT DIGGER

      Auditor questions use of lake cleanup funds

      WPTZ -NBC5

      State auditor says initial water quality grants went to costly, low-benefit projects

      Press Release

      New Report: “Where’s the Money Flowing? Cost-Effectiveness of Lake Champlain Cleanup Efforts”

       

      June 2019

      News

      St. Albans Messenger

      Auditor Hoffer's Response to Emerson Lynn's Critique of My Audit

       

      May 2019

      News

      VT DIGGER

      Auditor: St. Albans owes money to ed fund for TIF errors

      Green Mountain Daily

      St. Albans City Manager Objects to TIF Audit

      Press Release 

      City of St. Albans Makes Unauthorized Use of TIF District Debt and Understates Tax Increment; City Owes TIF District and State Education Fund

       

      April 2019

      News

      VPR

      Audit Update: Checking In On Dr. Dynasaur, EB-5 And OneCare

      VT DIGGER

      Auditor finds delinquent Medicaid customers still get benefits

       

      February 2019

      News

      VT DIGGER

      Bill would boost scrutiny of ‘all-payer’ program

       

      October 2018

      News

      VT DIGGER

      Auditor: Tax abatements properly granted, but poorly documented

       

      July 2018

      News

      Vermont Biz

      Audit finds possible fraud in Medicaid Residential Services

      VT DIGGER

      In-home care program improperly paid $150K, audit finds

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      VPR

      State Auditor Report Says Impact Of Vermont's Business Incentives Is Hard To Measure

      Vermont Biz

      Auditor can’t quantify benefit of economic incentives

      Seven Days VT

      Proof Negative: Auditor Documents Lack of Evidence for Business Incentives

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      VPR

      State Auditor: Ag Agency Needs Better Data, Monitoring Of Farm Pollution Control

      VT DIGGER

      State auditor queries ag agency’s tracking of water quality spending

       

      April 2018

      News

       

      VTrans told to bridge its inspections communications gap

       

       

      December 2017

      News

      Vote for Vermont - Campaign for Vermont (an ORCA Media Presentation)

      Doug Hoffer, Holding State Government Accountable

       

      October 2017

      News

      VT DIGGER

      Auditor: State regulator failed to enforce environmental laws

       

      July 2017

      News

      Stowe Reporter

      Resorts Agree to Change Leases: Vail will bring uphill ski policy to Stowe

       

      June 2017

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      VPR

      Audit: State Investigations Into Alleged Employee Misconduct Lack Paper Trail

      VT DIGGER

      Auditor: State paid workers $3M during misconduct probes

      Rutland Herald

      Audit finds state lax on forced paid leave

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      VT DIGGER

      Auditor: State construction projects ran late and over budget

      Vermont Biz

      Auditor: State building projects plagued by $24.6 million in cost overruns

      VPR

      New Audit Shows Major Cost Overruns In State Construction Projects

       

      February 2017

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      VT DIGGER

      Auditor: Public Safety Spending Up as Crime Rate Flat

       

      December 2016

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      VT DIGGER

      Auditor: Price Transparency Still Lacking in Vermont Health Care

       

      October 2016

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      VT DIGGER 

      Audit questions state web portal fees

      VERMONTBIZ

      Auditor: Some state web fees not approved as required                     

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      VT DIGGER

      Auditor: Millions of Dollars Later, VITL’S Impact Not Measurable

                                             

      September 2016

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      VT DIGGER

      Auditor Targets DCFs Response To Benefits Fraud

      VPR

      Does Vermont Really Have An Embezzlement Problem?

       

      July 2016

      News

      VT DIGGER

      Audit: Many State Employees Weren't Evaluated Last Year

      Vermont Biz       

      State auditor gives mild rebuke to three departments over performance reviews

      VPR

      Perspectives On The EB-5 Scandal

                                                   

      April 2016

      News                     

      VT DIGGER         

      Auditor Identifies Data Collection Problems at Tax Department

                                                   

      March 2016

      Press Release

      Agency of Education’s Calculations Generally Followed Law but Data Quality Could Be Enhanced

      News

      VT DIGGER

      Auditor says Education Data Collection Could Use Improvement     

       

      February 2016

      News             

      ORCA Media - Community Access Television

      State of the State: Doug Hoffer, Vermont Auditor of Accounts

       

      December 2015

      Press Release      

      Auditor Finds Excessive Reliance on Uncompetitive Contracting Practices

       Seven Days VT

       Hoffer Finds Rampant No-Bid Contracting in State Government

       VPR

       Audit Of State Contracts Calls For A More Competitive Bidding Process     

       VTDIGGER

       Auditor: Agency of Education Failed to Seek Competitive Bids for Federal Money                                         

       

      September 2015

      News           

      Vermont Training Program – Compliance and Performance

       

       

       

      August 2015

      Press Release    

      Much Work Remains in Efforts to Detect and Prevent Worker Misclassification 

      News                  

       VTDIGGER         

      State Not Doing Enough to Enforce Employment Laws

      VPR

      Some Vt. Employers May Misclassify Workers As 'Contractors' To Avoid Expensive Benefits               

       

      July 2015

      Press Release    

      Hoffer Announces New Audits

       

      June 2015

      Press Release       

      State Auditor Calls For Improved Oversight: Department of Corrections’ Transitional Housing 

      VTDIGGER          

      State Auditor's Report Finds Fault with Prison Housing Program

       

      April 2015

      Press Release     

      State Auditor: Despite Some Progress, There Are Still Serious Problems with VT Health Connect

      VTDIGGER                  

      No guarantee State can complete Vermont Health Connect

      VPR

      Audit of Vermont Health Connect shows system has 'Critical Shortcomings'

       

      February 2015

      Press Release

      State Auditor Examines State Government Energy Consumption

      WPTZ-NBC5

      Auditor unable to pinpoint government energy usage

      Press Release    

      State Auditor Reviews MIT Professor's Contract 

      VTDIGGER

      Auditor Suggests Gruber may have overbilled

       

      January 2015

      Press Release    

      State Auditor Examines Ski Area Leases of Public Lands

      VTDIGGER    

      Doug Hoffer: Setting the Record Straight on State's Land Leases to Ski Areas                                                                                                                                                     

      VPR        

      Auditor Says Vermont Should Charge Ski Resorts More For Use

      VTDIGGER

      Ski Area Leases Of State Land Badly Outdated, Auditor Finds

       

      November 2014

      Press Release    

      Auditor questions state role in liquor sales

      VTDIGGER   

      Auditor questions state’s role in liquor sales

       

      October 2014

      Press Release

      Auditor Hoffer calls on AHS Departments to Improve Oversight of Designated Agencies

      VTDIGGER

      Auditor slams state’s failure to track social service contracts

       

      August 2014                    

      Press Release

      Auditor Commends PSB for Plans to Improve Public Access to Information

      Burlington Free Press

      End the Privatization of Public Records

      Burlington Free Press

      Auditor criticizes Public Service Board access

      VTDIGGER    

      Auditor urges PSB to make transcripts more affordable

      News

      Vermont Health Connect Audit Announcement

      Burlington Free Press                          

      State auditor to review Vermont Health Connect

      VTDIGGER                                    

      State auditor plans performance audit of Vermont Health Connect

       

      July 2014

      Press Release      

      State Auditor Releases Second Sex Offender Registry Audit

      Seven Days VT                                

      Vermont Sex Offender Registry's Problems Persist

      Burlington Free Press                                  

      Audit finds errors in sex offender registry

      VTDIGGER                                  

      State Auditor says problems persist with Sex Offender Registry

       

      June 2014

      Press Release    

      State Auditor Examines Consumer Access to Health Care Information

      VT DIGGER       

      Auditor’s report says state could be doing more to make health care costs transparent for consumers

       

      April 2014                         

      News

      VTDIGGER

      Contract prevents state auditor from reviewing VSEA pharmacy benefits

      News

      VPR                                              

      Lawmakers Mull Protections For Whistleblowers

       

      November 2013

      Press Release    

      Auditor says oversight of State cell phones is deficient

      VTDIGGER                                                            

      State cellphone audit uncovers waste

       

      October 2013

      Press Release

      Auditor finds cost overruns in correctional health care

      Brattleboro Reformer                                                            

      Audit: Health costs over budget for Vt inmates                                               

      VTDIGGER                                                               

      State Auditor Critiques DOC's Health Care Contract

       

                                                          

      September 2013

      Press Release

      Hoffer announces new audits

      Rutland Herald

      State auditor targets four areas

      The Mark Johnson Show

      Auditor of Accounts discusses the work of the office 

      VTDIGGER

      Auditor’s report uncovers problems with transitional housing 

      Bennington Banner                                                   

      Report finds issues with transitional housing

      Press Release

      State Auditor Examines AOT Projects, Practices

      VTDIGGER   

      Road construction audits finds room for impovement

                                                               

      July 2013

      Press Release     

      Auditor finds flaws in state workforce safety efforts

      VTDIGGER                                                        

      Auditor uncovers weaknesses in state's workers' compensation office

      Brattleboro Reformer                                                     

       

       

      May 2013                    

      Press Release

      Auditor Applauds TIF Reforms  

      Milton Independent                                                     

      Milton officials reflect on $22k TIF bill

      VTDIGGER                       

      Municipalities to pay back some money over TIF dispute

       

      April 2013 

      News                      

      VTDIGGER                                                     

      Auditor proposes identity protection for whistleblowers

       

      March 2013 

      Tax Increment Financing - Recent Communications

      Auditor's letter to Secretary Jeb Spaulding

      Winooski's Response to SAO letter to Secretary Spaulding

      Auditor's Response to Winooski

      Milton's Response to SAO letter to Secretary Spaulding

      Auditor's Response to Milton