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Report Summary
Office of the Governor

 

Financial Audit Division Report 05-29 Released May 19, 2005

Overall Conclusion:

  • The Office of the Governor’s internal controls were adequate and, for the items we tested, it complied with finance-related legal provisions.

The audit report contained no findings relating to internal control and legal compliance. The office resolved a finding included in our prior audit report.

  

Audit Scope:

Audit Period:
January 1, 2003, to December 31, 2004

Selected Audit Areas:
  • Payroll
  • Administrative Expenditures
    (Rent, Communications, Computer Services, Travel, Supplies, and Equipment)
  • Residence User Reimbursements
  • Washington D.C. Office


Agency Background:

Article V of the State Constitution established the Office of the Governor as part of the executive branch of state government. The office operates under the authority of Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 4.

The Governor is responsible for the general direction, administration, and supervision of the affairs of state government, as well as the development of legislative proposals.

The Governor’s Office is funded primarily by a General Fund appropriation. Eleven state agencies provided resources to fund the operations of the Washington D.C. Federal Affairs Office.

 

 

More Information

Office of the Legislative Auditor ♦ Room 140, 658 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55155