In upcoming weeks, we’ll be talking with local and state auditors about their observations about the Recovery Act and how it’s affecting their work. If you’re curious to see some examples of how local auditors are approaching the challenges of monitoring Recovery Act dollars, the Association of Local Government Auditors has set up a web page to collect local audits relating to the stimulus. To date, a similar repository has not been established on the state side, according to the National State Auditors Association. But the Recovery Board has asked states to send in Recovery Act audits and a small collection is developing in the Recovery.gov accountability section.
From the auditor’s seat