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Statement on FY 2013 – FY 2015 Audit Findings (3/22/2016)

AUSTIN - Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today released the following statement regarding audit findings by the State Auditor’s Office about the Texas Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) financial reporting and contracting from FY 2013 through FY 2015. Commissioner Miller requested this audit in March 2015 after taking office in order to get a full picture of TDA’s operations.

“As stewards of taxpayer dollars, we should always be looking for efficiencies in our operations and working to adapt to the needs of our state and the industries we serve. I appreciate the State Auditor’s thorough work to review TDA’s operations, and look forward implementing this feedback to continue to effectively serve the Texas agriculture industry and Texas taxpayers.”   

To view the full report, please visit http://www.sao.texas.gov/reports/main/16-019.pdf