Internal Oregon Government Audits

New audit says Oregon’s state agencies are bad at audits (Oregonian, 8/29/2018)

Audit : Oregon agencies vulnerable to waste and fraud (Portland Tribune, 8/30/2018)

Department of Administrative Services : opportunities exist to increase the impact of state agency internal audit functions (2018) Oregon Audits Division

Sexual assault kit backlog progress

Audit: Oregon crime lab shakeup over rape kit testing reduces backlog (Statesman Journal, 5/2/18)

Audit: Sexual assault kit backlog shrinks dramatically (Portland Tribune, 5/2/18)

Forensic Division has taken appropriate steps to address Oregon’s sexual assault kit testing backlog [PDF] (2018) Oregon Audits Division

Newsletter from Dennis (serial) Oregon Secretary of State

Foster Care Audit

Oregon officials agree to reduce the use of hotels as temporary homes for foster children (Oregonian, 2/27/2018)

Oregon vows to reduce number of children housed in hotels by 2020 (Statesman Journal, 2/27/2018)

Oregon Agrees To Limit Placement Of Foster Kids In Hotels (OPB, 2/27/2018)

Foster care in Oregon: chronic management failures and high caseloads jeopardize the safety of some of the state’s most vulnerable children (2018) Oregon Secretary of State, Audits Division