Ohio Auditor

Charter School Details Under Scrutiny

An Akron Beacon Journal report has revealed disturbing details surrounding a chain of nineteen publicly funded charter schools. The Horizon and Noble Academies were founded by Turkish immigrants under the name “Concept Schools.”  The schools hired“325 educators almost exclusively from Turkey” and “as early as 2002, state audits found thousands of public dollars ‘illegally expended’ to finance the U.S. citizenship […]

Kasich to Send Money from Indicted Businessman to Charity

Governor John Kasich will give up more than $22,000 in donations from a business person accused of illegally funneling campaign money. On Thursday, a Kasich official told Northeast Ohio Media Group that a check for $22,395.56 was being cut to the National Alliance on Mental Illness Ohio. The announcement followed a call from Democratic gubernatorial challenger […]

Auditor to Examine Potential Conflicts of Interest at JobsOhio

Auditor Dave Yost will check conflicts of interest turned up by the Ohio Ethics Commission among more than a third of JobsOhio officials. The probe will become part of the state audit of the privatized economic-development agency, a Yost spokeswoman said. Not only will Yost check for conflicts of interest, he will decide whether JobsOhio […]

Meet John Patrick Carney

I’d like to tell you about John Patrick Carney, who announced on Tuesday that he is running for Ohio Auditor of State.  John is a fighter for working families, and he will be an advocate for taxpayer dollars. He is a dedicated husband and father of two young daughters. As the eleventh of twelve children, […]