By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — After Auditor of Public Accounts Martha Mavredes took office in 2013, she realized people were calling and asking for financial records of local authorities, boards and commissions the state didn’t have on file.
In fact, the state auditor’s office didn’t even have a comprehensive list of the so-called supervisory entities created by local governments in Virginia.
That, Mavredes knew, was a problem, and she’s doing something about it. Continue reading