West Virginia State Auditor News

Yeager sentenced to up to 10 years

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 26, 2019

CHARLESTON — Former Kanawha Magistrate Julie Yeager was sentenced today to up to 10 years in prison for embezzlement.

Attorneys plan to add every state agency as defendants in wage payment case

By Chris Dickerson | Mar 25, 2019

CHARLESTON – The plaintiffs’ attorneys in a potential class action about wage payment for salaried state employees soon will add every state agency as defendants in the case.

Yeager pleads guilty to embezzlement

By Kyla Asbury | Mar 15, 2019

CHARLESTON — Former magistrate Julie Yeager pleaded guilty today to felony counts of embezzlement by a public official and fraudulent schemes.

Auditor working to improve practices, transparency

By John B. McCuskey | Jan 29, 2019

CHARLESTON – While the state Legislature is debating and setting budgets for the coming fiscal year, it’s important for West Virginia citizens to know the State Auditor’s Office has been and continues to implement modern and improved accounting practices to track the spending of your taxpayer dollars.

Judge gives sides two months to work out details about state wage payment case

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 28, 2019

CHARLESTON – A senior status judge has given the parties in a potential class action about wage payment for state employees two months to try to work out details of the case.

Evans to hear case regarding state employees not getting paid properly

By Chris Dickerson | Nov 30, 2018

CHARLESTON – A class-action case regarding the state auditor’s office alleged failure to properly calculate and pay the wages of up to 40,000 p​​​​​ublic employees has been assigned a judge.

General election a huge success for West Virginia

By Mac Warner | Nov 19, 2018

CHARLESTON – I am very pleased to report that West Virginia hosted a very successful November General Election.vHere are a few of the highlights from my perspective as the state’s chief elections officer.

JVAC to conduct interviews for Fayette Co., Northern Panhandle circuit openings later this month

By Chris Dickerson | Oct 11, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will conduct interviews for circuit court vacancies in the Northern Panhandle and Fayette County later this month.

Thousands of state employees shortchanged by pay change

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 10, 2018

CHARLESTON – The state auditor’s office has been served a notice of a pending lawsuit alleging failure to properly calculate and pay the wages of public employees from at least three state agencies.

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