Monday, October 15, 2018

State Auditor

Stacey Pickering Releases Issues Nearly $100k of Demands to Canton Municipal...

JACKSON, Miss. – Today, OSA Special Agents presented civil demands to five current members of the Canton Municipal Utilities Board of Commissioners. Cleotha Williams,...

State Auditor Stacey Pickering Releases FY 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report...

JACKSON, Miss. – Yesterday, Stacey Pickering released an unmodified opinion on the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year which ended on...

MAEP Final Estimate Calculation from MDE Passes OSA Review

JACKSON, Miss. – Today, State Auditor Stacey Pickering released his review of the final estimate calculation of the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP) for...

MAEP Historical Overview

Due to the recent debate and House passage of HB 957 (Mississippi Uniform Per Student Funding Formula Act of 2018), I thought it would be...

State Auditor Stacey Pickering Reports Fraud, Waste, and Abuse at Mississippi...

JACKSON, Miss. – On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, State Auditor Stacey Pickering released two compliance audit reports detailing fraud, waste, and abuse at the...

State Auditor Stacey Pickering Issues Reports Calling for Internal Auditors at...

JACKSON, Miss. – On Wednesday, December 12, 2017, the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor (OSA) released two audit reports based on projects conducted...

Auditor’s Office Arrests Former Biloxi School District Resource Officer

JACKSON, Miss. – On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, special agents from the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor (OSA) arrested former Biloxi School District...

State Auditor Issues over $250,000 in Demands and Makes Arrests

JACKSON, Miss. – Agents from the Office of the State Auditor (OSA) recently arrested Sherry Brewer, former Bookkeeper for Harrison Central High School. She...

Stacey Pickering Honored as Member of 2017 Mississippi Top 50

JACKSON, Miss. – On Tuesday, October 3, 2017, Mississippi State Auditor Stacey Pickering was named a member of the 2017 Mississippi Top 50. He...

Stacey Pickering Releases Reports Detailing Negligent Oversight and Pattern of Non-Compliance...

JACKSON, Miss. – On Monday, the Mississippi Joint Legislative Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review (PEER) delivered their case study on State government...