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Report Summary
Office of the Governor

 

Financial Audit Division Report 07-19 Released July 20, 2007

Overall Conclusion:

  • The Office of the Governor’s internal controls provided reasonable assurance that it accurately reported its transactions in the state’s accounting system, complied with material financial-related legal provisions, and safeguarded its assets.
The report contains no findings.
   Audit Scope:

Audit Period:
January 1, 2005, through
December 31, 2006.

Selected Audit Areas:
  • Payroll
  • Administrative Expenditures
  • Residence User Reimbursements
  • Washington, DC 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 2006, 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 Office of the Governor is funded primarily by a General Fund appropriation.  Ten state agencies and the Metropolitan Council provided resources to the office to fund the operations of the Washington, DC Federal Affairs Office.

     

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