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State Auditor: We Want To Know If You See Government Waste PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 24 October 2014 05:02

 

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - State Auditor Beth Wood's office is reminding the public that they have a vehicle for reporting government waste and abuse. 
 
In a tweet this week, the auditor's office tweeted: 
 
"Call our hotline if you know state money is being misused or misspent. Our number is 800-730-8477."
 
The auditor's website, ncauditor.net, features recent audit reports of the performance of state departments and agencies.
 
Beth Wood is a Democrat who has been elected to the office twice. She is a certified public accountant.
 
Gov. Pat McCrory's Public Schedule For Thursday, October 23, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Thursday, 23 October 2014 05:31

 

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Following is Gov. Pat McCrory's public schedule for Thursday, October 23, 2014, as released by his office.
 
10:30 a.m.
Opening of the New Polar Bear Exhibit & Tour of the North Carolina Zoo
NC Zoological Park, North America Entrance
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro
OPEN to credentialed press only.
 
 
1 p.m.
Burke County Community/Business Leaders Meet & Greet
Abele's Restaurant
2156 Sterling Street
Morganton
OPEN to credentialed press only.
 
 
3 p.m.
Dedication of Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center
McDowell Technical Community College 
Universal Advanced Manufacturing Center 
54 College Drive  
Marion
OPEN to credentialed press only.
 
 
7 p.m.
N.C. Metro Mayors Coalition
The Bull & Beggar
37 Paynes Way
Asheville
Closed to Press
 
NC Zoo Expansion Relies On Public And Private Funding PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Thursday, 23 October 2014 05:26

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Polar bear lovers are in for a treat. An expanded new exhibit area will open Thursday, with Gov. Pat McCrory and Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary John Skvarla on hand to celebrate.

 
The exansion triples the space for polar bears. Zoo officials hope to expand the number of bears in the future. Patches now resides at the zoo.
 
The expansion cost $8.5 million. About 60 percent is from state funding and the rest is from private donations.
 
State-of-the-art educational graphics are part of the new area. The zoo hosts thousands of school kids each year.
 
The event begins at 10:30 a.m.
Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014 05:33
 
Audit Results: Office of Information Technology Services - Information Technology General Controls PDF Print E-mail
State Government
By Administrator   
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 05:29

 

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - One or more findings have been revealed in the report issued by State Auditor Beth Wood's office of the Office of Information Technology Services - Information Technology General Controls.
 
Report Summary:
 
"This audit was conducted to determine the effectiveness of information technology general controls in the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS). The audit specifically focused on controls for the virtual server environment managed by ITS and the North Carolina Identity Management Service (NCID) system. 
 
Our audit found that there is a lack of documented procedures for managing the ITS virtual environment and that service level agreements between ITS and clients are not reviewed regularly. Auditors also found that changes are made to the ITS virtual environment without documented authorization and that required information is not included in documentation for changes to key systems. 
 
Additionally, prior year audit issues have not been resolved which increases risks to ITS operations. ITS generally agreed with our findings and recommendations."
 
The entire audit can be found at http://www.ncauditor.net/pub42/
Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 05:30
 
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