VT state auditor wants to find your proof

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Posted by on October 24, 2016 in Press Releases
VT state auditor wants to find your proof

April Burbank , Free Press Staff Writer Vermont State Auditor Doug Hoffer was reading the news in May when he found a number that prompted some digging. The federal…

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Time To Vote: Meet The Candidates For Vermont Auditor

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Posted by on October 21, 2016 in Press Releases
Time To Vote: Meet The Candidates For Vermont Auditor

By ANNIE RUSSELL & ALEX KEEFE The auditor is charged with being a watchdog of state government. The mission of the office is to “foster the prevention of waste, fraud and…

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Dough Hoffer: Facts Matter — Jobs and the Economy

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Posted by on September 23, 2016 in Press Releases
Dough Hoffer: Facts Matter — Jobs and the Economy

SEP. 20, 2016, 7:03 PM BY COMMENTARY Editor’s note: This commentary is by Doug Hoffer of Burlington. Hoffer is Vermont state auditor but the views expressed here are his own….

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State Auditor Doug Hoffer Wants to Keep His (59th) Job

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Posted by on September 23, 2016 in Press Releases
State Auditor Doug Hoffer Wants to Keep His (59th) Job

By ALICIA FREESE Doug Hoffer keeps a running list of every job he’s ever had. The document has columns for position, employer, location and dates. It’s ordered chronologically, beginning with…

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Vt. auditor’s report reveals benefit fraud

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Posted by on September 23, 2016 in Press Releases
Vt. auditor’s report reveals benefit fraud

By Kyle Midura The state auditor’s report issued Wednesday reveals Vermont made more than 1,000 payments for improper welfare claims, amounting to more than $1.8 million in improper…

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Perspectives on the EB-5 scandal

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Posted by on July 21, 2016 in In The News
Perspectives on the EB-5 scandal

By JANE LINDHOLM & SAM GALE ROSEN • JUL 21, 2016 Debate continues over what state officials knew when about the alleged EB-5 fraud in the Northeast Kingdom.  Four guests join us today…

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Dough Hoffer: The auditor’s challenge in measuring economic development programs

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Posted by on May 23, 2016 in In The News
Dough Hoffer: The auditor’s challenge in measuring economic development programs

MAY. 23, 2016 he unfortunate situation with the EB-5 program presents an opportunity to reflect on the state’s approach to economic development. Among other responsibilities, the state auditor’s…

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Audit casts deep shadow over Vermont Health Connect

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Posted by on April 16, 2016 in In The News
Audit casts deep shadow over Vermont Health Connect

An audit released today casts a deep shadow of doubt over Vermont’s ability to create a fully functioning health exchange. Source: Audit casts deep shadow over Vermont Health…

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State of the State Doug Hoffer, Vermont Auditor of Accounts

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Posted by on February 11, 2016 in In The News
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Audit of state contracts calls for a more competitive bidding process

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Posted by on December 14, 2015 in In The News
Audit of state contracts calls for a more competitive bidding process

By PETER HIRSCHFELD • DEC 14, 2015 State government is one of the biggest spenders in Vermont, with public agencies shelling out hundreds of millions of dollars annually…

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