ODCA in the News

Can D.C.'s university turn itself around?, The Washington Post, March 19, 2017

D.C. mayor and advocates rally for affordable housing, The Washington Post, March 18, 2017

D.C. Auditor Calls Taxpayer-Funded Affordable Housing Trust "Unreliable", The DCist, March 17, 2017

D.C. can't get the housing thing right, The Washington Times, March 16, 2017

D.C. Auditor Critiques City's Affordable Housing Investments, Washington City Paper, March 16, 2017

DC's affordable housing program has been mismanaged, according to city auditor's report, The Washington Post, March 16, 2017

GOP Health proposals could cost D.C. Billions, report finds, Washington Post, January 25, 2017

Obamacare Repeal Would Cost D.C. Billions Of Dollars, Report Says, WAMU, January 25, 2017

What D.C.-area businesses could expect from a potential ACA repeal, The Washington Business Journal, January 25, 2017

Audit: District to lose $1 billion a year under repeal of Obamacare, The Washington Times, January 25, 2017

GOP health proposals could cost D.C. billions, report finds, Yahoo News, January 25, 2017

Is D.C. city hall big enough for both of them? The Washington Post, January 17, 2017

District officials unnecessarily spent $41 million on Blizzard 2016, audit shows, WUSA9, January 11, 2017

Audit reveals DC’s $41M price tag for last year’s snowstorm, WTOP Radio, January 11, 2017

Auditors: The District unnecessarily spent over $40 million during 2016 snow storm, WDCW-TV, January 11, 2017

D.C. Workers Billed Taxpayers to Dine at Restaurants During Winter Storm Jonas, The Washington Free Beacon, January 11, 2017

D.C. government vastly overpaid for snow removal services last year, new audit says, The Washington Times, January 11, 2017

Report: D.C. spent $41M on Winter Storm Jonas, Popville, January 11, 2017

For 1 storm, D.C. spent $40 million on snow removal, some of the funds improperly, audit finds, The Washington Post, January 11, 2017

DC Auditor: City computers vulnerable to hackers, WJLA-TV7, January 11, 2017

The D.C. Government Must Improve Policies and Practices for the Protection of Personally Identifable InformationNASACT Weekly Update, State Auditors Section, January 9, 2017

When Developers Promise Local Jobs, Who Keeps Them Accountable? WAMU/The Kojo Nnamdi Show, October 10, 2016

D.C. Government Failing To Hold Developers Accountable, city auditor says, The Washington Post, October 7, 2016

Auditor: DCPS Should Bring Back In-House Food ServiceTheDCist, October 7, 2016

Audit: DC's Privatized School Lunch Program Didn't Save Money - Or Improve MealsWTOP Radio, October 7, 2016

Auditor says D.C. Public Schools Should Manage Its Own Food Program AgainThe Washington Post, October 7, 2016

Outsourced School Lunches Costing D.C. Millions: Auditor, The Washington Times, October 7, 2016

New Report Says DCPS Could Save Millions of Dollars If It Starts Producing Own Lunches, WJLA/TV7, October 7, 2016

Report: D.C. falls short on monitoring private developers' promises, The Washington Business Journal, August 9, 2016

Auditor: Customer Service At D.C. Agencies Varies Wildly, The DCist, June 28, 2016

D.C.'s Summer Jobs Program Begins Second Year With Older Youth, Washington City Paper, June 27, 2016

D.C. Government's Response to 311 Requests Is Sometimes 'Poor or Non-Existent,' Auditor Finds, Washington City Paper, June 27, 2016

Summer jobs program kicks off, but critics still unsure new expansion works, The Washington Post, June 26, 2016

D.C. Board of Elections: 1,900 Workers Prepared for Tuesday's Democratic Primary, The Washington City Paper, June 13, 2016

Democrats perpetuate election fraud, The Washington Times, June 13, 2016

D.C. School Renovations Run $107 Million Over Budget, Townhall, June 8, 2016

Audit Finds Dead People on District Voter Rolls, Washington City Paper, June 8, 2016

D.C. Auditor Puts Summer Youth Employment Program Under The Microscope, Washington City Paper, June 3, 2016

How The Price of A DC School Soared From $71 Million To $178 Million, WMAL DC, June 2, 2016

Audit Details Cost Overruns at Ellington, The Georgetown Dish, June 1, 2016

Cost for New Duke Ellington School More Than Doubles, Auditor Says, NBC4, May 31, 2016

D.C. blows school modernization money, The Washington Times, May 31, 2016

Which Schools Should Get Modernization Money First? The Washington City Paper, May 13, 2016

Where’s the accountability for DC Trust’s failure? The Washington Post, April 29, 2016

What the Auditor has to say about DC’s summer youth employment program, Technical.ly, April 28, 2016

Summer jobs: A Marion Barry legacy, The Washington Times, April 25, 2016

D.C. Auditor: Summer Youth Employment Program Needs More Private-Sector Involvement, Yearly Independent Evaluation, Washington City Paper, April 25, 2016

Eliot-Hine, a DC middle school, is falling apart- Published by Greater Greater Washington, April 5, 2016

Derelict Food Services In DC Schools Ignite Outrage, Questions Over TransparencyPublished by The Daily Caller, April 4, 2016

Audit of Equipment Lays Bare D.C. Schools’ Problems in Kitchen, Again - Published by The Washington City Paper, March 14, 2016
 
Audit recommends numerous changes for homeless service in DC - Published by Fox 5-WTTG, March 9, 2016
 
Audit finds DC police don't use firearms excessively - Published by FOX5 - WTTG, January 28, 2016
 
Audit Finds DC Police Don't Use Firearms Excessively- Published by ABC News, January 28, 2016
 
Audit: DC Police Don't Use Firearms Excessively- Published by NBC4 - WRC, January 28, 2016
 
 

Local Police Departments Could Actually Learn A Lot From Washington, D.C. - Published by Huffington Post, January 28, 2016

Excessive force not a problem in the D.C. police force, but issues remain - Published by The Washington Post, January 28, 2016

Report to Look at Use of Force by DC Police Over 7 Years - Published by NBC4 - WRC, January 28, 2016

Washington Police Have Mixed Results After Federal Oversight: Review - Published by The New York Times, January 28, 2016

Report: D.C. Police Use of Force Practices and Investigations Have ‘Deficiencies’ - Published by Washington City Paper, January 28, 2016

Washington police have mixed results after federal oversight: review - Published by WKZO, January 28, 2016

D.C. police use-of-force investigations remain problematic but incidents down, audit finds - Published by The Washington Times, January 28, 2016

Shock and Audit: Kathy Patterson Puts Some Muscle Into the D.C. Auditor’s Office - Published by The Washington City Paper, January 7, 2016

Auld Lang Sigh: What Will D.C. Politics Hold in 2016? - Published by The Washington City Paper, December 30, 2015

Save McMillan Park! Group Wants to ‘Exorcise’ District ‘Devils’ from Planned Development- Published by The Washington City Paper, October 30, 2015

Sherwood's Notebook: Marines (and We) Deserve Better!-Published by WRC- NBC4, October 28, 2015

The process to choose the developer for McMillan was flawed, D.C. auditor says- Published by The Washington Post, October 26, 2015

Was the District’s convention center hotel worth it?- Published by The Washington Post, October 23, 2015

Auditor calls on Events D.C. to increase convention center profitability - Published by Washington Business Journal, October 20, 2015

What we need to know about D.C. schools - Published by The Washington Post, August 27, 2015

Bowser names a retired Navy rear admiral as General Services director - Published by The Washington Post, August 15, 2015

At last, the District’s public schools will get a new school-lunch vendor - Published by The Washington Post, July 21, 2015

Can D.C. afford to build the greenest schools in the world? - Published by The Washington Post, July 16, 2015

A redeveloped mixed-income neighborhood revives a closed DCPS school - Published by Greater Greater Washington, July 15, 2015

Questions remain about D.C. school modernization funds - Published by Watchdog.org, July 9, 2015

What Will D.C. Lawmakers Do About DCPS’ Food Services Contract? - Published by The Washington City Paper, July 9, 2015

D.C. officials defend management of school modernization projects - Published by The Washington Post, July 8, 2015

D.C. officials defend management of school modernization projects - Published by The Washington Post, July 8, 2015

THE MONEY TREE: D.C. School Modernization - Published by Jonettarosebarras.com, July 4, 2015

Audit: D.C. government sloppy with school spending - Published by Watchdog.org, July 2, 2015

Audit: School Modernization Agencies Broke Rules, Didn’t Keep Track of Money - Published by The Washington City Paper, July 1, 2015

D.C. Auditor Says School Modernizations Plagued By Cost Overruns, Delays - Published by WAMU, July 1, 2015

Auditor: D.C. school system’s capital program lacks accountability- Published by The Washington Post, July 1, 2015

Ellington’s Ballooning Cost Sparks D.C. Audit - Published by The Georgetown Dish, June 30, 2015

D.C. emergency services failed to implement safety recommendations from eight years ago - Published by The GW Hatchet, June 23, 2015

DC Fire Department Still Hasn’t Implemented Safety Protocols From 10 YEARS AGO - Published by The Daily Caller, June 21, 2015

Pulling the alarm on D.C. fire- Published by The Washington Post, June 20, 2015

Read report: Audit says after 9 years DC still not living up to promises made about EMS - Published by STATter911, June 19, 2015

Audit finds several deficiencies in D.C. emergency medical services- Published by The Washington Times, June 18, 2015

DCFEMS fails to meet 15 of 36 recommendations, auditor finds- Published by WJLA- ABC7, June 18, 2015

Report: Fire & EMS Reforms Not Fully Implemented- Published by WRC- NBC4, June 18, 2015

Audit: DC fire hasn’t made many recommended reforms- Published by WTOP, June 18, 2015

FIRST ON FOX: Auditor criticizes DC’s response to EMS- Published by WTTG- FOX5, June 18, 2015

D.C. Fire Department Lags On Making Changes Recommended Years Ago- Published by WAMU, June 18, 2015

Audit finds D.C. fire officials failed to implement reforms after 2006 death - Published by The Washington Post, June 18, 2015

Behind the numbers in the D.C. budget - Published by The Washington Post, May 21, 2015

Is D.C.'s 5-cent fee for plastic bags actually serving its purpose? - Published by The Washington Post, May 7, 2015

Auditor to review District police use of force policies - Published by The Washington Post, May 7, 2015

D.C. Auditor reviewing police use of force policies - Published by the Associated Press, May 7, 2015

In Wake Of Freddie Gray's Death, D.C. Reviewing Police Use of Force - Published by WAMU, May 7, 2015

D.C. Use of Force Policy, Practice Under Review - May 7, 2015

Who Let the Dogs Out?  D.C.'s  New Troika of Overseers - Published by Hill Rag, April 4, 2015

D.C. Auditor Finds improvements in Financial Oversight of Charter Schools - Published by The Washington Post, March 17, 2015

After Critical Audit, D.C. Reviewing Contract With Group That Serves Homeless - Published by WAMU, March 10, 2015

Human Services Chief Condemns Overbilling by Homeless Provider - Published by Washington City Paper, March 10, 2015

Audit: D.C. Overbilled On Services for the Homeless - Published by WAMU, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, March 9, 2015

Auditor says D.C. homeless program overcharged - Published by The Washington Post, March 6, 2015

D.C. Overpaid Homeless Services Organization by More Than $5 Million, Audit Finds - Published by Washington City Paper, March 6, 2015

Audit: No-show poll workers, outdated equipment marred D.C. election - Published by The Washington Post, February 9, 2015

D.C. Board Of Elections Audit Highlights Accessibility, Equipment Problems - Published by WAMU, February 9, 2015

D.C. Council scraps economic development committee- Published by Washington Business Journal, January 5, 2015

D.C. won't pursue oversight of St. Elizabeths Hospital - Published by Washington Business Journal, January 29, 2015

Barras: Make small business your business- Published by The Washington Post, September 18, 2014

Auditor: Youth trust still can’t balance books from period around Thomas theft- Published by The Washington Post, February 17, 2014

Eastern Market manager responds to audit, lays out plan for new leases- Published by Washington Business Journal, August 4, 2014

Office of the D.C. Auditor Reports Cost of $11.4 Million A Year For In-House School Security -Published by the Examiner May 22, 2012

D.C. Auditor Agrees To Publish ANC Quarterly Reports

Greater Greater Washington's Response To Publication of ANC Reports- Published by The Greater Greater Washington May 4, 2012