Delaware updating COVID reporting dashboard

DOVER — Due to a maintenance issue related to its electronic reporting system, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) could not provide updated COVID-19 statistics on Wednesday. Those statistics, which would reflect data as of Tuesday at 6 p.m., will be published today, along with new statistics as of Wednesday at 6 p.m. The […]

DSU audit finds issues with state purchasing cards use

DOVER — An audit of Delaware State University’s use of state purchasing cards in fiscal year 2018 found erroneous reporting of transactions, missing documentation and card usage by those who weren’t full-time DSU employees, the state auditor released this week. The audit of higher education procurement cards — conducted by Auditor Kathy McGuiness’ office following […]

Commentary: Transforming Auditor’s Office essential for Delaware

As your state auditor, I promised to provide you regular updates on the steps and progress we are making to restore the Auditor’s Office to relevancy. Simply, the Auditor’s Office’s mission is to combat fraud, waste and abuse in state government and ensure taxpayer dollars are spent as intended. Earlier this year, I decided to […]

Letter to the Editor: The necessary background?

In response to the article of Friday, June 21, “Report a guide for McGuinnes to improve office.” I have been wondering how long it would be before Kathleen McGuinnes reached out for help in negotiating the job of the Office of Auditor of Accounts for the State of Delaware. While blaming the confusion in her […]

Speak Out: Auditing the auditor

State auditor Kathy McGuiness announced findings Thursday from independent auditing firm Baker Tilly that examined the differences between past leadership in the auditor’s office and her leadership since she took over as head of the Office of Auditor of Accounts in January. • “This report paints a picture of an eroded office when I began […]