Kentucky’s largest state contract with Passport is the subject of a scathing state audit that points to lavish spending on consultants, travel, and meals, and a large cash reserve. But the audit reveals no criminal wrongdoing.
Luallen says auditors found that as Passport Health Plan’s excess revenues grew, so did questionable spending on travel, gifts, lobbying and salaries.
At the request of lawmakers, State Auditor Crit Luallen audited the $12 million contract the Corrections Department has with food service vendor ARAMARK, and says problems were found.
Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson’s administration says its moving swiftly to implement recommendations included in a state audit of Metro Government finances released last month. The announcment coincided Monday with Auditor Crit Luallan’s appearance before two Metro Council committees to discuss her yearly report. The audit found dozens of problems with various accounting practices, including the… Continue reading Luallan Discusses Metro Audit With Council Members
State audits have been ordered for the Kentucky Association of Counties and the Kentucky League of Cities. State Auditor Crit Luallen says she’s alarmed at media reports of alleged profligate spending by top officials at the publicly funded, non-profit agencies. “We’ve written a letter to each board chair laying out our legal rationale for our… Continue reading Audits Planned For KACo, KLC
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh A bill that would create an investigative arm of the Kentucky General Assembly gets its first hearing in a House committee today. House and Senate leaders have taken a lot of heat over legislation aimed at creating the General Assembly Accountability and Review Division, or GAARD. Attorney General Jack… Continue reading GAARD Bill To Get First Hearing In Frankfort
Kentucky Auditor Crit Luallan says managers at Lexington’s Bluegrass Airport rang up more than half a million dollars in questionable expenses over a three year period. Luallan released a 256-page audit Wednesday of expenditures by former airport executive director Michael Gobb and other managers, some of which she called “shameful.” “Cigars, lavish gifts, excessive travel,… Continue reading Luallan Releases Bluegrass Airport Audit