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As Connecticut’s state auditors, we provide independent, unbiased and objective opinions and recommendations on the operations of state government and the protection against waste, fraud, and abuse.

Our office does much more than accounting. Our auditors serve as the legislature’s eyes and ears in state and quasi-public agencies. They determine whether the agencies are following laws, regulations, internal policies or prudent business practices; whether they are following federal requirements on major federal programs through our work on the Statewide Single Audit; and whether state programs or systems are operating efficiently and effectively through our performance audits and program reviews. Our office also receives and reviews whistleblower complaints from state employees and the public to detect and prevent waste, fraud, and abuse.

The Auditors of Public Accounts (APA) is a legislative agency of the State of Connecticut with the primary mission to audit state agencies. The office is under the direction of two state auditors appointed by the state legislature. Our professional staff of just over one hundred includes many certified public accountants (CPA), certified information system auditors (CISA), certified internal auditors (CIA), and certified fraud examiners (CFE).

As the state’s important fiscal watchdogs, the Auditors of Public Accounts serves the legislature, the public and the media to inform them of areas of concern in state government. It is our goal to make government work better and protect taxpayers from waste, fraud, and abuse.

We hope that you find the information useful and informative, and welcome any comments as we always strive to better communicate the wonderful work our auditors do.

  LATEST REPORTS

sortorder Title Issued Type Fiscal Years Report Link
20201015 Eastern Connecticut State University 10/15/2020 Audit 2017,2018 pdf
20201013 Connecticut Housing Finance Authority 10/13/2020 Audit 2018,2019 pdf
20201008 Insurance Department and Office of the Healthcare Advocate 10/08/2020 Audit 2018,2019 pdf
20201006 Central Connecticut State University-NCAA 10/06/2020 Audit 2019 pdf
20201001 Connecticut Community College System 10/01/2020 Audit 2016,2017 pdf
20200930 Charter Oak State College Foundation, Inc. 09/30/2020 Audit 2020 pdf
20200929 Human Rights and Opportunities, Commission on 09/29/2020 Audit 2017,2018 pdf
20200924 Housing, Department of 09/24/2020 Audit 2016,2017 pdf
 

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RECENT NEWS

State Audit Finds DOH Paid ‘Unreasonable and Excessive’ Fees to Fund Discontinued Program

State Auditor: Conn. Human Rights Office Under Resourced

Auditors: Board of Regents underfunded colleges by $7 million and gave out employee bonuses, furlough compensation instead

Auditors: Tunxis Community College reimbursed $82K in travel expenses, including pricey stay on Las Vegas strip, in violation of state policies

State police overtime on the rise, audit says; costs are a result of staffing shortage

Audit Recommends State Police Reduce Overtime, Focus on Recruitment

Gov. Malloy’s Shore Up CT program gets few takers, paid out exorbitant administrative fees

State Audit Again Questions Lack of Guidelines for Special Education Spending

Audit Shows Limited Oversight of Prescribers of Controlled Substances Across Connecticut

CT ends longstanding dispute with federal tax officials over big state pensions

Department of Revenue Services paid millions in interest for late tax refunds

Worker’s Compensation Commission lacked approval for medical absences for its own employees

Auditors: CT continues to pay millions of $ in pension benefits above legal limits

Connecticut mental health employees tripled their pay with overtime earnings, according to audit

Reporting problems found at State Employee Campaign for Charitable Giving

Jon Lender: After years of delay, state police probe missing materials, weapons accessories, ammo purchased by now-retired trooper

Auditors fault labor dept.’s lax oversight of manufacturing ‘Step Up’ wage subsidies

New audit recites recent history of lottery’s troubles, including lucrative severance package

DOC union leave time cost $2.2 million, according to audit

Auditors fault DECD’s handling of loans and grants

Auditors cite long list of problems with medical transportation service

Audit finds poor performance by state’s Medicaid transportation broker, including cancer patient who waited 5 hours for pickup

Audit of Transportation Contractor Finds Room For Improvement

Auditors: DPH struggling to keep up with complaint probes

 

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Our Audit Report of ECSU for FY17-18... https://wp.cga.ct.gov/apa/wp-content/cgacustom/reports/Eastern%20Connecticut%20State%20University_20201015_FY2017,2018.pdf
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Our Audit Report of CHFA for FY18-19... https://wp.cga.ct.gov/apa/wp-content/cgacustom/reports/Connecticut%20Housing%20Finance%20Authority_20201013_FY2018,2019.pdf
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Our Audit Report of the Department of Insurance Office of the Healthcare Advocate... https://wp.cga.ct.gov/apa/wp-content/cgacustom/reports/Insurance%20Department%20and%20Office%20of%20the%20Healthcare%20Advocate_20201008_FY2018,2019.pdf
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Our Audit Report of CCSU/NCAA for FY19... https://wp.cga.ct.gov/apa/wp-content/cgacustom/reports/Central%20Connecticut%20State%20University-NCAA_20201006_FY2019.pdf
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Our Audit Report of the CT Community College System for FY16-17... https://wp.cga.ct.gov/apa/wp-content/cgacustom/reports/Connecticut%20Community%20College%20System_20201001_FY2016,2017.pdf
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