Release DateTitle
06/12/2017$54,957 in Wildlife and Fisheries' Equipment for BP Tissue Sampling Program Missing
Auditors were unable to find $54,957 in fishing and other sports equipment the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries bought for the British Petroleum Tissue Sampling Program because the Department no longer has the equipment, the Legislative Auditor said in a report released today.
06/12/2017Northwest Louisiana Human Services District Not Collecting All the Revenue Due from Its Clients
The Northwest Louisiana Human Services District did not collect all of the self-generated revenue it earned for services provided to its clients. Auditors found that the District did not consistently bill Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance companies in accordance with the insurers’ contract terms. As a result, it did not collect all the money it was owed for services.
06/12/2017Audits: Changes in Tax Commission Procedures Might Increase State, Local Revenue
Two reports issued by the Legislative Auditor's office today conclude that if the Louisiana Tax Commission made some changes in its policies and procedures, it could potentially increase the amount of revenue collected by state and local governments.
05/22/2017Jeanerette's Improper Utility System Management Contributed to Unreliable Financial Information
Jeanerette officials have not managed the City's water utility system properly, which has helped contribute to the incompleteness, inaccuracy. In reviewing the City's audited financial statements from fiscal years 2012, 2013, and 2014, auditors found that the utility system suffered substantial losses. However, no audited financial statements were available for fiscal years 2015 and 2016, nor was the utility fund bank account reconciled properly. As a result, auditors could not determine the utility system's current financial status.