State Auditor Dave Yost en Audit Of JobsOhio Shows No Big Problems Within The Agency <p>State Auditor Dave Yost has completed his audit of the state’s non profit job creation company, JobsOhio.&nbsp; The report comes after a long fight with state leaders and the legislature. It doesn’t contain any big problems but it doesn’t say everything has been handled correctly either.</p><p>“This has been a difficult audit. And you know, there was some arm wrestling along the way," says Yost.</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:15:45 +0000 Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio) 42438 at Auditor: Not All Areas Following Ohio's Sunshine Laws <p>Ohio Auditor Dave Yost says a test of 20 counties and cities from different areas of the state shows about 40 percent are not fully following Ohio’s Sunshine Law. Yost says he's disappointed with the findings.<br><br>"We see so many people in local governments fighting to maintain and further that transparency but we also see places where the door is being shut and the curtains are being drawn. Barriers are being erected. And that’s just wrong. When government is not open but is closed, it is a short path for government to become our master instead of our servant."<br> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney & Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio) 39183 at JobsOhio Must Answer Subpoena for Finance Records <p>The state's job creation nonprofit JobsOhio faces a Tuesday deadline to produce its private financial records for the state auditor - or explain why it won't.</p><p>Questions have mounted about how JobsOhio is spending its private dollars since Ohio Auditor Dave Yost issued a subpoena last week seeking access to the private side of its books. Yost said he was driven to issue the order after JobsOhio declined to volunteer the information.</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:35:00 +0000 Associated Press 30523 at PoliticsOhio: Lawmakers Push For More Transparency From JobsOhio <p>Pressure is mounting at the Statehouse for more information on how money is being used by the public/private entity&nbsp; Governor</p><p>Kasich created called JobsOhio. Statehouse News Bureau Chief Karen Kasler joins Emily McCord for PoliticsOhio to reports on the controversy over transparency and what's at stake.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 21:03:00 +0000 Emily McCord 30386 at Still No Deal Over Subpoena for JobsOhio Financial Records <p>The flap over the state auditor’s authority to look over the financial records of the governor's public-private entity JobsOhio continues, as the deadline to meet a subpoena looms ahead.</p><p>Republican Auditor David Yost says he fully anticipates that the governor’s office will comply with the March 19 subpoena because he says he hasn’t formally heard otherwise, though Republican Gov. John Kasich has told reporters he doesn’t feel the auditor has the authority to audit JobsOhio’s private dollars.</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:04:00 +0000 Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio) 30316 at