Legislative Auditor's Office http://wwno.org en Audit: Waste tire program not tightly monitored http://wwno.org/post/audit-waste-tire-program-not-tightly-monitored <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A new audit says the state Department of Environmental Quality didn&#39;t have proper controls over a state program meant to keep tires from being dumped illegally, allowing overpayments.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 17:36:10 +0000 The Associated Press 15361 at http://wwno.org Audit: Job-Training Program Overspends http://wwno.org/post/audit-job-training-program-overspends <p>BATON ROUGE &mdash; A new report from the Legislative Auditor&#39;s Office says a state job-training and employment program spent between $3 million and $5 million more on transportation than it should have compared to practices used in other states. Authorities say the program, known as STEP, also failed to meet its goals for getting welfare recipients back to work.</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 18:12:07 +0000 The Associated Press 13606 at http://wwno.org