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State Investment Fund Financial Statements — We provided an unmodified audit opinion on the State of Wisconsin Investment Board's State Investment Fund FY 2013-14 financial statements. Our independent auditor's report on the financial statements is included in the State Investment Fund FY 2013-14 Annual Financial Report.
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Biennial Report — The Biennial Report summarizes the nonpartisan Legislative Audit Bureau's statutory responsibilities and highlights significant accomplishments in 2013 and 2014. During this period, the Fraud, Waste, and Mismanagement Hotline (1-877-FRAUD-17) received 236 reports, of which 201 were specific to state agencies or programs.
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Employee Trust Funds Financial Statements — We provided an unmodified opinion on the 2013 financial statements of the Department of Employee Trust Funds. Our independent auditor's report on the financial statements is included in the Department's annual financial report.
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State of Wisconsin's Financial Statements — We provided our unmodified audit opinion on the State of Wisconsin's financial statements for FY 2013-14. Our opinion is included in the State's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, which is prepared by the Department of Administration.
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Initial Claims Processing for Unemployment Insurance — We found almost 1.7 million calls to the call centers at the Department of Workforce Development (DWD), or 60.2 percent of the total, were blocked in FY 2013-14 because call center staff were busy and the telephone queues were full. We also found that DWD's administrative law judges generally issued appeals decisions faster than required by federal law, and that the amount of unemployment benefit overpayments recouped by DWD declined steadily in recent years.
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Government Accountability Board — We recommend GAB's staff improve how voter registration records are maintained; improve the oversight of campaign finance, lobbying, and code of ethics laws; and improve procedures for considering complaints filed with GAB. We also identify several issues for consideration by the Legislature.
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About the bureau
The Legislative Audit Bureau is a nonpartisan service agency that conducts financial and program evaluation audits of state agencies.
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About our reports
Our reports typically contain reviews of financial transactions, analyses of agency performance or public policy issues, and recommendations for improvement.
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About the Legislative Audit Committee
Reports are submitted to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, which may arrange public hearings and introduce legislation in response to our recommendations.
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