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November 18, 2015
Historic Bond Sale Saves Tennessee Millions

November 12, 2015
Tipton County Receives Clean Audit Report
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November 2, 2015
Auditors Discover Claiborne County Employees Not on Pension Plan
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October 21, 2015
Campbell County Booster Club President Indicted for Theft
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October 20, 2015
TRICOR Audit Reveals Financial Misstatements and Cook Chill Concerns
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October 12, 2015
New Johnsonville Mayor Indicted for Theft After Receiving Improper Insurance Benefit
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October 5, 2015
Tennessee State Museum Audit Identifies Multiple Issues
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September 16, 2015
Report Examines Tennessee’s Maintenance of Effort in Education Laws
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September 11, 2015
Comptroller’s Office to Host TIF Luncheon

September 8, 2015
Report Examines How Tennessee High Schools Use Credit Recovery Programs
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September 3, 2015
Former Jefferson County Band Booster Club Treasurer Charged With Theft
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September 3, 2015
New Map Illustrates Teen Pregnancy Rates in Tennessee

September 2, 2015
Investigation Details Wrongdoing by Former Crockett County Schools Director of Technology
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September 1, 2015
All Tennessee Counties Meet August 31 Budget Deadline

August 20, 2015
New Map Illustrates Higher Education Attainment in Tennessee

August 19, 2015
Former Knox County Schools Employee Uses School Credit Card for Online Gambling
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August 13, 2015
Problems Found in Clarksville-Montgomery County School System’s Nutrition Program
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August 12, 2015
Tennesseans Invited to Comment on Charging to Inspect Public Records

July 29, 2015
Fire Chief Indicted After Comptroller Investigation Reveals Missing Money
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July 16, 2015
Roane County Reappraisal Reaches Milestone

July 14, 2015
More Than $225,000 Stolen from South Pittsburg Housing Authorities
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July 8, 2015
Former Morristown Police Sergeant Indicted For Theft
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July 7, 2015
Money Mismanagement Plagues City of Ramer in McNairy County
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June 17, 2015
Annual Judicial District Report Shows Improvement
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June 15, 2015
Tennessee Division of State Audit Receives National Award

June 9, 2015
Warren County EMS Employees Caught Working Two Jobs at Once
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May 27, 2015
Nearly $2 Million in Stolen Public Money Remains Uncollected
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May 21, 2015
Comptroller Recognizes Clean Audit Report in Hamblen County
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May 13, 2015
Former Knox County Schools Nutrition Director Double-Dipped
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May 7, 2015
Bond Sale Includes Nearly $13 Million Savings

May 4, 2015
Former Elizabethton Water Clerk Steals Money
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April 27, 2015
Comptroller Recognizes Clean Audit Report in Robertson County
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March 26, 2015
Houston County Audit Shows Continuing Problems
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March 18, 2015
Non-Profit Leaders Charged in Benton County After Investigation Finds $732,702 in Unauthorized Disbursements
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March 16, 2015
Former Wilson County Elementary School Bookkeeper Indicted for Theft
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March 5, 2015
Former Hamblen County Solid Waste Director Stole $227,972
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February 26, 2015
Former Grainger County School Bookkeeper Admits to Gift Card Scheme
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February 17, 2015
Electrical Inspector Defrauds Contractors and State of Tennessee
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February 12, 2015
Former Overton County PTO President Steals $10,465
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February 4, 2015
Money Missing From Hardeman County Solid Waste Department
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January 29, 2015
Investigation Reveals Issues with Rockwood Revitalization in Roane County
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January 26, 2015
Wayne County Audit Shows Continuing Problems
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January 22, 2015
Cash Missing from Clarksville Area High School Booster Club
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January 21, 2015
Former Union Grove Volunteer Fire Department Treasurer Steals $4,954
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January 20, 2015
Comptroller Releases Report on Transportation Funding
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January 20, 2015
Auditors Uncover Growing Number of Problems in Fentress County
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January 14, 2015
Justin P. Wilson Re-elected as Tennessee Comptroller

January 8, 2015
Problems Remain Uncorrected in Meigs County
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January 2, 2015
Annual Audit Finds Uncorrected Problems in Crockett County
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December 16, 2014
State Funding Board Approves Blanket Exemption from Comptroller Approval of Balloon Indebtedness

December 10, 2014
Former Mayor of Gadsden Uses Town Money for Personal Benefit
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December 9, 2014
Tennessee's Long-Term General Obligation Debt Reduced by Millions
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December 4, 2014
New Johnsonville Mayor Uses City Resources for Personal Benefit
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November 24, 2014
Comptroller’s Office Seeks Comment on a Request for Blanket Exemption from Comptroller Approval of Balloon Indebtedness
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November 24, 2014
Small Business Advocate Urges Buyers to ‘Shop Small’ This Saturday

November 13, 2014
Problems Identified in Overton County’s Rickman Volunteer Fire Department
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November 12, 2014
New Report Examines Funding for Charter Schools and Authorizers
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November 12, 2014
$144,797.95 Stolen from Jefferson County Taxpayers
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October 29, 2014
Problems Continue in Lewis County Government
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October 29, 2014
Serious Problems Remain Uncorrected in Grundy County
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October 29, 2014
Comptroller Announces Appointments to Advisory Committee on Open Government

October 23, 2014
Investigation Reveals Problems in Meigs County
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October 6, 2014
Former Carter High School Band Booster Treasurer Stole $33,700
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October 1, 2014
Significant Problems Identified in Lake County Government
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September 30, 2014
Former Centennial Sportsplex Employee Steals at least $95,310
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September 29, 2014
Investigation Reveals $21,773 Stolen from City of Watertown
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September 19, 2014
Audit Uncovers 14 Problems in Pickett County Government
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September 11, 2014
Former Rutherford County Bookkeeper Charged with Theft
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September 9, 2014
Former Tennessee Prison for Women Employee Steals $216,845
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September 3, 2014
Questionable Spending Uncovered at Webb Creek Utility District
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August 27, 2014
Buyers Eager to Purchase $345 Million in Tennessee Higher Education Facilities Bonds

August 20, 2014
Former Tennessee State Museum Employee Uses Scheme to Take Thousands
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August 19, 2014
State of Tennessee Successfully Completes $190 Million Bond Sale

August 18, 2014
Investigators Identify Problems with Greene County Utility Districts
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August 15, 2014
New Report Highlights Spending on School Administration

August 6, 2014
Jackson Assisted Living Facility Misspent Thousands in State Grant Money
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July 29, 2014
Former Wayne County School Staffers Took Nearly $320,000 in Public Money
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July 10, 2014
Humphreys County Teacher Took Thousands From School and Youth League
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July 3, 2014
More than 1,300 Tennessee Heroes Awarded Grant Money for College
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June 30, 2014
Health Care Provider Improperly Charged Almost $2 Million in Medicaid Costs
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June 19, 2014
Three Quarters of a Million Dollars’ Worth of Stolen Public Money Remains Uncollected
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June 19, 2014
Comptroller’s Office Seeks Comment on Proposed State Funding Board Guidelines for Comptroller Approval of Balloon Indebtedness

June 17, 2014
Comptroller Releases Annual Report on Drug Task Forces
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June 10, 2014
Former Bookkeeper in Marion County Took More Than $35,000 from Whitwell High School
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June 5, 2014
Former Jellico City Recorder Took Nearly $100,000 in Public Funds for Personal Use

May 22, 2014
Brighton Mayor Makes City Employees Do Private Work

April 22, 2014
Former Clerk in Friendsville Stole $15,000 in Ten Months

April 7, 2014
Former City Recorder Stole Nearly $100,000 from Wayne County Town

March 27, 2014
Putnam County Property Assessor Took Public Funds for Personal Benefit

March 20, 2014
Deputy Clerk in Maury County Forged Documents, Stole Funds

March 19, 2014
Audit of Marshall County Government Finds Many Accounting, Bookkeeping and Management Issues

March 12, 2014
State of Tennessee Reducing Debt by Hundreds of Millions

March 10, 2014
Grainger County Audit Uncovers Various Management and Oversight Issues

March 5, 2014
Investigative Report on Carderview Utility District Now Available

March 4, 2014
Former Alcoa School Official Took Nearly $500,000 in Public Money for Personal Use

February 26, 2014
Haywood County Audit Highlights New and Familiar Problems

February 25, 2014
Pickett County Audit Reveals Nearly 20 Bookkeeping and Management Issues

February 20, 2014
Former Town Clerk in Obion County Took At Least $2,000 for Personal Use

February 18, 2014
Audit Shows Former Hardin County Deputy Clerk Stole More than $15,000

February 12, 2014
Theft, Numerous Mistakes Uncovered in Crockett County Audit

February 6, 2014
New Report Examines Effectiveness of Extended School Hours on Learning

February 5, 2014
Audit Uncovers Numerous Problems in Grundy County Government

January 29, 2014
Audit Identifies 20 Problem Areas in Meigs County Government

January 29, 2014
New Report Chronicles Growth of Online Learning in Higher Education

January 28, 2014
Former Fentress County Library Director Took Public Funds for Private Use

January 27, 2014
Comptroller Issues New Report on the State’s Fiscal Affairs

January 16, 2014
Employees Stole $40,000 from Tiny Jefferson County Town of New Market

January 16, 2014
Former Financial Secretary at Arlington High School Embezzled School Funds

January 10, 2014
Comptroller Releases Updated Report on Methamphetamine Production in Tennessee

January 8, 2014
Audit Uncovers Numerous Examples of Management Problems in Wayne County Government

December 20, 2013
Release of the 2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report – Letter to Speaker Harwell and Lt. Governor Ramsey

December 19, 2013
Former Crockett County Emergency Communications District Administrator Stole Almost $90,000 in Public Funds

December 19, 2013
Former Sex Offender Registry Officer in Bedford County Took More Than $30,000 in Public Funds

December 18, 2013
Copeland Cap Report

November 26, 2013
Former Jackson County Clerk Took Public Funds for Personal Use

November 13, 2013
Department of General Services Audit Finds Contract Procurement Weaknesses

November 5, 2013
Audit of Sequatchie County Government Finds Numerous Errors

October 30, 2013
Comptroller Issues New Report on the State’s Fiscal Affairs

October 22, 2013
Audit Exposes Problems at the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

October 21, 2013
Audit of Lewis County Government Finds Numerous Mistakes, Poor Management Practices and Outright Fraud

October 17, 2013
Audit of Tennessee Community Services Agency Finds Nearly $30,000 in Fraud in Federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program

October 16, 2013
Three Employees Fired After Funds Discovered Missing from Three Counties, and a Retired City Fire Chief Admits to Taking City Donations for Personal Use

October 7, 2013
Former Bledsoe County Ambulance Director Took Drugs for Personal Use

October 1, 2013
Comptroller’s Office Seeks Comment on Revisions to Debt Reporting Form

September 24, 2013
Former Gibson City Recorder Stole Money, Gave Herself Unauthorized Insurance Benefits

August 26, 2013
Audit Details How Cumberland County Veterans Services Officer Took More than $130,000 for Personal Use

August 22, 2013
Former Probation Officer Steals Payments Made by Drug Court Clients in Obion and Weakley Counties

August 20, 2013
Higher Education Resource Officer Begins New Job

August 7, 2013
More Information on County Finances Now Available Online

July 23, 2013
Tennessee’s Debt Ratio Lowest in the Nation, Study Shows

July 1, 2013
Tennessee Local Development Authority Seeks Public Input for Proposed Loan Modification Policy

June 25, 2013
Comptroller Releases Report on Drug Task Forces

June 20, 2013
Treasurer Lillard Warns that Fraudulent Check Cases Are on the Rise

June 12, 2013
Former Monterey Police Chief Kept Town-Owned Bulldozer on His Property

June 11, 2013
More Than $500,000 Stolen From County Governments in Tennessee Remains Uncollected

June 4, 2013
Court Fees Stolen from Polk County Circuit and General Sessions Court Clerk’s Office

May 23, 2013
Former East Tennessee Water Division Clerk Indicted for Theft and Credit Card Fraud

May 22, 2013
Funds Intended to Benefit Homeless and Abused Animals Stolen from Morristown Shelter

April 16, 2013
Chester County Conservation District Employee Stole Funds, Altered Records

April 2, 2013
West Tennessee Town Falls Victim to Identity Theft

April 1, 2013
Bedford County Public Funds Were Used to Buy Brand Name Clothes, Expensive Meals and Other Questionable Items

March 28, 2013
Unemployment Insurance Program Plagued by Overpayments and Delayed Benefits

March 27, 2013
Fayette County Schools Exceeded Budget for Salaries, Health Insurance and Other Expenses

March 13, 2013
Former East Tennessee Utility Manager Improperly Took Ratepayer Money, Unauthorized Perks While on the Job

March 4, 2013
Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities Spent Ratepayer Money on Unapproved Bonuses, Bill Adjustments and Other Questionable Expenses

February 27, 2013
Former Rockwood Employee Uses City Credit Card for Personal Expenses

February 8, 2013
Comptroller Issues Latest Quarterly Report on the State’s Fiscal Affairs

February 7, 2013
Audit Shows Northeast Henry County Utility District Failed to Follow Law, Improperly Billed Customers and Allowed District Commissioner to Personally Benefit from Water Line Work

February 5, 2013
Report Examines Changes to Civics Education in Tennessee

January 31, 2013
Office of the Comptroller Introduces New Online Submission System

January 28, 2013
Audit Reveals Serious Concerns with the Control and Oversight of Film Incentives Programs

January 24, 2013
Tennessee School Districts Part of Wave of New Teacher Pay Plans

January 16, 2013
Department of Veterans Affairs Employee Had Conflict of Interests

January 10, 2013
Comptroller Releases Report on Methamphetamine Production in Tennessee

January 8, 2013
Veteran Director of Comptroller’s Office of State and Local Finance to Retire

January 3, 2013
Comptroller Announces New Online Tool for Reporting Fraud, Waste and Abuse

December 21, 2012
Henry County Bookkeeper Took Nearly $30,000 in Public Funds

December 13, 2012
Comptroller Review Finds Improper Purchasing Practices, Credit Card Use and Other Questionable Activities at Nashville Electric Service

December 12, 2012
Teacher Planning Time Varies Greatly in Tennessee Schools

December 3, 2012
Comptroller’s Report Examines Professional Development for State Teachers

November 26, 2012
Comptroller Issues New Report on the State’s Fiscal Affairs

November 20, 2012
Comptroller Releases ‘Roadmap to Tax Increment Financing’

November 16, 2012
State of Tennessee Bonds Sell at Historic Low Interest Rates

November 13, 2012
Audit Finds Serious and Pervasive Problems with the Department of Economic and Community Development’s TNInvestco Program

October 29, 2012
Homelessness: An Issue for Tennessee Schools, Students and Families

October 15, 2012
Former Upper Cumberland Development District Executive Director Used Public Funds to Support a Lavish Lifestyle

October 10, 2012
Comptroller Releases Tax Increment Financing Roadmap

October 2, 2012
Poor Planning and Mistakes in the Redistricting Process Led to Election Errors in Shelby County

October 1, 2012
Board of Parole Audit Reveals Offenders Monitored After Their Deaths

September 25, 2012
Human Resource Agency Squanders Taxpayer Funds on Entertainment, Travel and Subsidies

September 13, 2012
More Than $20,000 Missing from Warren County Memorial Airport

September 12, 2012
Comptroller Releases Report on Homeschool Education Regulations

September 11, 2012
Comptroller’s Office Issues Report on Compensation for County Fee Officials

September 10, 2012
Former School Bookkeeper in Sumner County Steals Nearly $20,000

September 5, 2012
Comptroller’s Office Releases Semiannual Debt Report

August 9, 2012
Pikeville Mayor Costs Town More Than $250,000 Due to Fraud, Waste and Abuse

August 6, 2012
Comptroller Issues New Report on the State’s Fiscal Affairs

August 1, 2012
Bond Issue Saves State Nearly $28 Million

July 11, 2012
Audit Finds Money, Drugs Missing from Wilson County Task Forces

July 10, 2012
Comptroller Releases Report on Drug Task Forces

July 2, 2012
Former Warren County Color Guard Instructor Responsible for Missing Funds

June 19, 2012
Report of Cash Shortages and Other Thefts of 2011 Financial Transactions of County Governments

June 6, 2012
Nearly $6,000 Taken from Millard Oakley Public Library in Overton County

June 6, 2012
Former School Bookkeeper in Carter County Misused Funds

June 4, 2012
More than $50,000 Stolen from Morgan County Soil Conservation District

May 17, 2012
Complete College Act Implementation Going Well, but Improvements Still Needed

May 10, 2012
E-mail Address Changes for Office of the Comptroller

April 25, 2012
Audit Uncovers Theft, Poor Bookkeeping Practices at Nolachuckey Elementary School

April 9, 2012
Comptroller Wilson Releases Quarterly Fiscal Affairs Report

February 29, 2012
Former After-School Program Director in Cannon County Took Public Funds for Personal Use

February 27, 2012
Audit Finds Large Number of Accounting and Bookkeeping Problems in Smith County Government

February 27, 2012
Audit Reveals Theft, Misconduct and Other Issues in Lauderdale County

February 22, 2012
State Civil Service System Needs Major Reform, Comptroller Report Suggests

February 21, 2012
State Bond Refinancing to Save Taxpayers More Than $34 Million

February 16, 2012
Municipal Audit Director Dennis F. Dycus Receives National Leadership Award

February 16, 2012
Audit Uncovers Numerous Accounting Problems in Polk County

February 6, 2012
Report Details Issues that Led to Indictment of Former Collinwood City Recorder

February 2, 2012
Audit Finds Numerous Accounting Problems in Pickett County

January 26, 2012
Audit Finds Numerous Accounting Problems in Grundy County
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January 26, 2012
Investigation Finds Issues Regarding Operations of the Metro Nashville County Clerk's Office

January 24, 2012
Comptroller Issues Report on Fiscal Affairs of the State
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December 29, 2011
Department of Finance and Administration Releases 2011 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

December 21, 2011
Oak Ridge Utility District Manager Benefited from Abusive Operation of Utility District
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December 9, 2011
State Funding Board December Meeting Dates and Agendas

December 8, 2011
Municipal Audit Director Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

November 9, 2011
Former Winchester Finance Director Indicted for Missing Court and Drug Fund Money

November 7, 2011
Audit Reveals More Than $40,000 Missing from Johnson County Mayor's Office
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October 25, 2011
Legislative Brief Examines Tennessee's Report Card on the Effectiveness of Teacher Training Programs

October 13, 2011
State of Tennessee Completes Record Bond Sale

September 21, 2011
Study Finds Uniform Grade Standards Haven't Significantly Changed Lottery Scholarship Eligibility

September 14, 2011
Division of Property Assessments installs first county on IMPACT, the State's new Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) System

September 12, 2011
South Pittsburg Improperly Took Money from Its Utility District

September 7, 2011
Comptroller's Report Examines Use of Race to the Top Funds
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September 1, 2011
Governments Have Four Months to Develop Debt Management Policies
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August 24, 2011
Former Pigeon Forge Cheerleading Coach Pockets School Funds
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August 22, 2011
State Funding Board Seeks Input on Debt Management Policy

August 17, 2011
Items from Drug Seizures Stolen and Misused in 24th Judicial District

August 11, 2011
Former Whitwell City Recorder and Police Chief Arrested on Theft Charges

July 20, 2011
Funding Board Clarifies Debt Policy Requirements

July 18, 2011
Comptroller Wilson's Presentation to Southern Legislative Conference

July 13, 2011
Audit of Riverdale High School Quarterback Club Uncovers Cash Payments to Coaches and Missing Concession Money

July 11, 2011
Comptroller Releases Report on Drug Task Forces

July 7, 2011
Comptroller Investigation Reveals More Than $1.2 Million Missing or Misspent by Medical Technology Nonprofit

July 1, 2011
Study on Budgeted Contingency Costs of Capital Outlay Projects and Related Issues

June 8, 2011
Former Utility District Bookkeeper Arrested on Theft Charge
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June 1, 2011
Comptroller Wilson Appoints New Small Business Advocate

June 1, 2011
Comptroller Wilson's Letter Concerning Debt Management Policy
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May 31, 2011
Auditors Discover Cash Shortage in Franklin County Probation Office
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May 26, 2011
Former Jacksboro School Principal Faces Theft and Misconduct Charges
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May 16, 2011
New Law to Bring Greater Accountability and Transparency to Utility Districts in Tennessee

April 15, 2011
State Funding Board Sets Revenue Estimates for 2011-2012 Fiscal Year

April 13, 2011
Comptroller Releases Annual Cash Shortage Report
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April 4, 2011
Audit Reveals Numerous Bookkeeping Problems at Trezevant High School
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March 31, 2011
Letter to the Tennessee General Assembly Regarding the Status of County Audits

March 29, 2011
Comptroller Audit Reveals Sevier County Utility District Repeatedly Misused Ratepayer Funds
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March 23, 2011
Former Mt. Pisgah PTA President Faces Theft Charge
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February 17, 2011
Assistant to the Comptroller Richard V. Norment Receives Prestigious National Award

February 16, 2011
Comptroller's Office Releases Second Charter School Task Force Report
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February 14, 2011
Morgan County Clerk Took Public Funds, Comptroller's Investigation Shows
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February 3, 2011
Nearly 100 Local Government Officials from Across Tennessee Have Become Certified Municipal Financial Officers

January 27, 2011
Audit Finds Former Manager Stole More Than $95,000 from Sevierville Municipal Golf Course
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January 6, 2011
Former Mason Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Almost $100,000 from the Town

January 5, 2011
State of Tennessee, 17 Local Governments Honored for Budget Preparation Work

December 20, 2010
Comptroller Preliminary Review Finds Funds from Federal Weatherization Program for Low-Income People Wasted or Misspent
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December 16, 2010
Tennessee Compares Favorably to Other States in Providing Adult Literacy Services, New Study Shows
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December 14, 2010
Comptroller to Submit Debt Policy to State Funding Board for Final Review

December 10, 2010
Former Surgoinsville Utility District Commissioner Sentenced for Scheme to Receive Illegal Payments

December 3, 2010
Wilson Names Mumpower to Comptroller Staff

December 1, 2010
State Comptroller's Report Examines Tennessee Public Education Services for Youth with Autism

November 19, 2010
Former Shelby County Register's Office Employee Pleads Guilty to Felony Charges

November 17, 2010
Former Nashville Parent-Teacher Organization President Misused Funds

November 1, 2010
Former Parsons Employee Takes Thousands of Dollars from the City

October 25, 2010
Audit Reveals East Tennessee Gas Utilities Took Exotic Trips at the Public's Expense

October 22, 2010
Shelby County School Cafeteria Employees Took Cash and Conspired to Defraud Schools

October 21, 2010
Comptroller’s Division of Municipal Audit Detects Nearly $900,000 in Theft Over Two-Year Time Period

October 21, 2010
Former Employee of Haletown Volunteer Fire Department Took Nearly $100,000 in Public Funds for Personal Use
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October 19, 2010
Audit Finds Payroll Deficiencies, Overpayments & Other Mistakes at Cumberland County Election Office
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October 18, 2010
Powell-Clinch Utility District Audit Uncovers Pervasive Fraud, Waste and Abuse of Public Funds

October 14, 2010
New Report Suggests Pre-K Students Gain Early Academic Advantage that Fades over Time

October 14, 2010
Audit Finds Ripley Gas & Water Superintendent Received Unearned Annual Leave Pay

October 12, 2010
Assistant Director of Office of State Assessed Properties Receives Excellence Award from Peers

September 30, 2010
Former Monterey Police Chief Took Cash and Guns from the Police Department

September 28, 2010
Communities Receive School Construction Loans with No Net Interest Costs

September 23, 2010
Tipton Child Care Program Paid More Than $27,000 for Work Not Performed
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September 14, 2010
Former Bookkeeper in Lake County Mayor's Office Took More Than $200,000 of Public Funds for Personal Use
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August 30, 2010
Audit Finds More Than $73,000 of Police Fines and Fees Missing in Trenton

August 30, 2010
Comptroller Introduces State's New Small Business Advocate

August 26, 2010
Marion County Election Office Ordered More Than 100 Fraudulent Payments
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August 17, 2010
Comptroller Makes Information about Missing Funds in County Governments Available Online
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August 12, 2010
Former Hickman County Clerk Misused County Funds and Resources

August 12, 2010
Former Lake Road Elementary PTO President Pleads Guilty to Theft

August 10, 2010
Comptroller Seeks Input on Debt Management Practices

August 9, 2010
Response from the Department of Finance and Administration Regarding Edison

August 9, 2010
State Comptroller’s Municipal Audit Director Wins Prestigious Speaking Award

August 9, 2010
Comptroller's Letter to Governor Bredesen and Commissioner Goetz Regarding Edison

August 2, 2010
Tennessee State School Bond Authority Approves $212 Million in Construction Loans

July 29, 2010
Comptroller's Audit Finds Money Missing at Williamson County Animal Control

July 22, 2010
Comptroller Introduces State's New Small Business Advocate

July 22, 2010
Bedford County Receives Prestigious Financial Reporting Award

July 14, 2010
Unicoi County High School Band Director Charged with Theft Following Comptroller Investigation

July 14, 2010
Former Gateway Elementary School PTA Officer Responsible for Missing Funds

July 8, 2010
Former Mt. Juliet Parent-Teacher Organization Treasurer Indicted Following Comptroller Investigation

July 8, 2010
Report Highlights Importance of Family Engagement in Education
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July 1, 2010
Water and Wastewater Financing Board Current Agenda

June 28, 2010
Unicoi County School Department Adopts New Accounting Policies and Procedures in Response to Comptroller’s Investigation
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June 23, 2010
Former Memphis Police Association President Pleads Guilty to Theft

May 27, 2010
Comptroller’s Staff Members Honored by Association of Government Accountants’ Nashville Chapter

May 26, 2010
Former Whiteville City Clerk Arrested Following Comptroller Investigation

May 24, 2010
Tennessee State School Bond Authority to Provide $126.7 Million in School Construction Loans

May 21, 2010
Former Probation Officer in East Tennessee Pleads Guilty to Felony Charges Following Comptroller’s Investigation

May 19, 2010
Assistant to Comptroller Receives Excellence in Government Performance and Accountability Award

May 13, 2010
Tennessee Local Development Authority Approves Loan for Water Quality Improvement Project for Metro Nashville

April 30, 2010
Comptroller Recommends Transparency and Accountability for UT Medical Group

April 30, 2010
Former Fayette school food service supervisor, two others indicted following investigation

April 27, 2010
Comptroller Wilson's Letter Regarding Bond Rating Adjustments

April 20, 2010
Despite Recent Improvement, Zero Tolerance Cases on Rise This Decade, Study Indicates

April 12, 2010
Former Ashland City Clerk Indicted on Theft Charge Following Comptroller Investigation

April 8, 2010
State Funding Board Releases State Revenue Estimates

April 6, 2010
Former Trezevant City Recorder Investigated by Comptroller's Office Pays Restitution

March 30, 2010
Report Finds Many Tennessee Adolescents Struggle with Reading

March 29, 2010
Comptroller's Divisions of Bond Finance and Local Finance to Merge

March 18, 2010
Battery of Experts to Advise State Funding Board on Revenue Estimates

March 9, 2010
New Study Suggests Pre-K Has Real But Limited Benefits

February 25, 2010
Tennessee Assistant to the Comptroller Receives Excellence in Government Leadership Award

February 24, 2010
Audit Finds Former Clarksville High School Wrestling Coach Improperly Withheld School Funds

February 4, 2010
Comptroller's Office Makes County Financial Information Available Online

February 2, 2010
Former Lakewood Clerk Arrested on Theft Charges

December 22, 2009
Tennessee Constitutional Officers' Staffs Make Contributions to Active Military Personnel and Veterans

December 21, 2009
State Funding Board Approves Revenue Estimates for State Government

December 18, 2009
State Completes Sale of More Than $235M in Tax-Exempt Bonds and More Than $54M in Taxable Bonds

December 16, 2009
Comptroller Extends Deadline for Comment on Model Debt Policy

October 29, 2009
Report Examines Progress-To-Date of Tennessee’s State-Funded Pre-Kindergarten

October 29, 2009
Butterworth Elected President of Board of Directors of National Council of State Housing Agencies

October 27, 2009

October 26, 2009
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October 22, 2009
Report Series Examines Public Services for Infants, Children and Youth with Autism in Tennessee

September 30, 2009

September 15, 2009
Report Examines Tennessee’s Efforts to Keep Schools Safe from Violence

September 11, 2009

September 3, 2009

August 11, 2009
COMPTROLLER’S REPORT EXPLORES THE COMPLEX WORLD OF STUDENT LOANS Review provides policymakers and the public with information on student loan sources and practices

August 5, 2009

August 5, 2009

July 8, 2009
Comptroller Wilson Releases Follow-up Report on Project Edison

July 1, 2009
Tennessee Association of Utility Districts Recognizes Dennis Dycus with Friend of the Association Award

June 16, 2009

May 20, 2009
Comptroller Wilson Recommends Independent Review of Project Edison

May 5, 2009
Hampton Elected President of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (Nashville Chapter)

May 1, 2009

April 29, 2009
General Obligation Bonds Sale Saves Tennessee Taxpayers $6 Million

March 26, 2009
Report Examines Differences in Rights and Benefits for Pre-K Teachers
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March 20, 2009
Comptroller Wilson Invites Public to Buy Tennessee Bonds and Support Higher Education New Website,, offers data about current bond sales and links to brokers

March 4, 2009
Comptroller’s Office Receives Recognition from AGA for Publishing Citzen-Centric Reports Reports Demonstrate Accountability and Transparency to Citizens

January 15, 2009
John Morgan Bids Farewell as Comptroller, Offers Support to New Comptroller Justin P. Wilson

January 15, 2009
Justin P. Wilson Elected Comptroller of the Treasury

January 9, 2009
New Policies, Best Practice Guidelines, and Updated Forms Released Today by the Office of Open Records Counsel The Policy on Frequent and Multiple Requests for Copies of Public Records, the Safe Harbor Policy, and Best Practices Guidelines

December 11, 2008
Audit Reveals the Department of Safety Lacked Adequate Controls in Four Areas Audit Period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007
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October 28, 2008
Safeguarding Social Security Numbers in Tennessee Government Records Report reviews safeguards to protect public disclosure of Social Security numbers in Tennessee Government records. Preview Report Snapshot at
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October 1, 2008
Schedule of Reasonable Charges for Copies of Public Records Released Today by the Office of Open Records Counsel Download Schedule of Reasonable Charges at
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September 16, 2008
Northeast Community Services Agency Audit Report Audit Reveals Northeast Community Services Agency Lacked Control Over Administration of Scott County Probation Program
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September 6, 2008
Public Input on Schedule of Reasonable Charges for Copies of Public Records to be Discussed by Advisory Committee on Open Government September 15th Meeting Open to Public and to be Streamed Live on Internet

August 28, 2008
Public Hearing Scheduled for September 5th to Seek Input on Developing Schedule of Reasonable Charges for Copies of Public Records
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August 13, 2008
Forms Now Available to Assist Tennessee Citizens in Making Public Records Requests Three forms were developed by the Comptroller’s Office of Open Records Counsel as required by Public Chapter 1179, Acts of 2008.

August 6, 2008
Falsified Records in Employment Discrimination Case Focus of State Audit Investigation Report to be presented to Government Operations Committee August 12 as part of THRC’s regularly-scheduled sunset review
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July 31, 2008
Dr. Phillip Doss Promoted to Director of the Offices of Research and Education Accountability EDITOR'S ADVISORY: High Resolution Photo Available

July 1, 2008
Appointments to Advisory Committee on Open Government Announced Today This Committee, created by Public Chapter 1179, Acts of 2008, was established to advise the Office of Open Records Counsel on matters regarding Tennessee's Public Records Act.

June 19, 2008
Audit of Department of Revenue Finds Risk of Fraud, Waste and Abuse Comptroller’s Audit of Tennessee Department of Revenue Finds Inadequate Internal Controls Increased Risk of Fraud, Waste and Abuse
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May 19, 2008
Animal Shelter Report Released (5/19/2008)
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April 21, 2008
Former Comptroller of the Treasury William R. Snodgrass, 85, died Sunday, April 20, 2008, after short illness

March 28, 2008
Comptroller's office announces new web site, toll-free phone number to provide open records information and assistance to Tennessee citizens

February 19, 2008
Comptroller reports on charter school practices and viability
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February 14, 2008
"Education Crossroads" Report Looks at Power Education
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