Local/Regional News
11:07 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Auditor Finds Misspending, Intimidation In Agency

FRANKFORT, Ky.-- A state agency responsible for Kentucky's response to weather disasters and other emergencies has been slammed by a team of auditors who are reporting misuse of taxpayer money, intimidation of employees and an overtly hostile workplace.

Auditor Adam Edelen said Tuesday that Kentucky Emergency Management may have misspent millions in recent years, some of it on alcohol, entertainment and door prizes at conferences.

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Local/Regional News
5:38 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Breathitt Schools Lose Funding After Audit

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- An eastern Kentucky school district lost more than $190,000 in state funding after an audit found the former superintendent took 10 instructional days out of the school calendar but paid teachers for that time.

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Local/Regional News
4:47 pm
Tue February 28, 2012

Several Months Late, Lexington Gets Clean Audit

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Financial statements for the Lexington Fayette Urban County Government are in good order, according a recently completed audit of last fiscal year. Finance Commissioner Jane Driskell says auditors with the accounting firm Dean, Dorton, Allen & Ford issued an unqualified opinion to the city.

“It’s unqualified in that we fairly represented our financials and that there was no major issue that would lead them to not give us a clean opinion.”

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