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Minnesota State Colleges and Universities - Employee Separation Payments (Oct 20th)

For most separation payments, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities had generally adequate internal controls to ensure that its human resources staff accurately calculated and paid separation payments. However, our report contains three findings regarding inadequate internal controls and not consistently complying with legal requirements for certain early retirement incentive payments related to health insurance benefits.

ClearWay MinnesotaSM (Oct 20th)

ClearWay MinnesotaSM had adequate internal controls and complied with legal requirements applicable to its use of tobacco settlement money. ClearWay Minnesota also resolved the prior audit findings.

Supplemental Payments to Employees - Overtime and Expense Reimbursements (Oct 6th)

Over the past three fiscal years, the State of Minnesota paid approximately $270 million in overtime and $96 million in business expense reimbursements. We audited the departments that paid the most and concluded they had adequate controls over the payments and complied with the legal requirements we tested. We made one recommendation for improvement in controls at the Department of Transportation.


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Program Evaluation

Department of Natural Resources: Deer Population Management (May 26th)
Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI) (May 19th)
Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) (Mar 18)
MnDOT Highway Project Selection (Mar 14)
Minnesota Teacher Licensure (Mar 4)
Mental Health Services in County Jails (Mar 3)
Minnesota Department of Health Oversight of HMO Complaint Resolution (Feb 19)

Financial Audit

Department of Health: Information Technology Controls Over Not Public Data (May 19th)

  • The Evaluation Subcommittee met on March 23rd, 2016, and selected topics for evaluation in 2016.


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