Auditor General

-Illinois
5:58 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

Audit Finds State Doing Poor Job Checking Eligibility For Children's Health Insurance Program

An audit of Illinois' "Expanded All Kids" children's health insurance program has found that the state failed to conduct annual eligibility reviews.

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-Illinois
4:48 am
Wed May 15, 2013

State Audit Finds Road Fund Overpaid Employees

Credit WNIJ

Less than half of the money in Illinois' Road Fund actually pays for highway construction and maintenance. That's the finding in a new audit that also says the Road Fund overpaid for employee health insurance.

The Road Fund aggregates billions of dollars every year to build and repair highways, but a new report from Illinois' auditor general says more than half the money is going for employee salaries and benefits, as well as paying off bonds.

The audit found several problems with how the Road Fund kept track of spending for employee health insurance.

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