All Reports - 1995 to Present
234 Publications

2014
DateTitleReport Type
January 2014Competency to Stand Trial, Phase IIPreliminary Report
January 2014Higher Education Tuition Project UpdateStatus Report
January 2014Highway Maintenance and Preservation, Phase IBriefing Report
January 2014K-12 Employee Health BenefitsBriefing Report
January 2014Legislative Auditor Report to the Legislature: Guidance for Drafting Performance Statements in Tax Preference LegislationBriefing Report
2013
DateTitleReport Type
December 20132013 Tax Preferences Performance AuditFinal Report
December 2013Local Infrastructure Financing Tool (LIFT)Final Report
December 2013Workers’ Compensation Claims ManagementBriefing Report
February 2013Puget Sound Partnership’s 2012 Action Agenda UpdateBriefing Report
February 2013Trout ProductionFinal Report
2012
DateTitleReport Type
February 20132012 Tax Preferences Performance AuditFinal Report
February 2013Alternative Public Works Procedures Sunset ReviewFinal Report
December 2012Competency To Stand Trial, Phase IBriefing Report
December 2012Workers’ Compensation Claims Management: Evaluation DesignBriefing Report
July 2012Involuntary Treatment Judicial CostsFinal Report
July 2012Workplace Safety and HealthFinal Report
June 2012Workers’ Compensation Claims Management: Evaluation DesignBriefing Report
May 2012Lodging Tax RevenuesFinal Report
May 2012Lottery Marketing And Incentive PayFinal Report
January 2012Microenterprise Development ProgramFinal Report
January 2012Unemployment Insurance Training BenefitsBriefing Report
2011
DateTitleReport Type
January 20122011 Tax Preferences Performance AuditFinal Report
December 2011Manufacturing Innovation Sunset ReviewFinal Report
December 2011Puget Sound PartnershipFinal Report
September 2011State Risk Management Practices in WashingtonFinal Report
June 2011Analysis of the Unemployment Insurance Training Benefits ProgramBriefing Report
June 2011High Performance Public BuildingsFinal Report
May 2011State Ferry Terminals Cost AccountingFinal Report
January 2011Department of Natural Resources Helicopter Cost and UseFinal Report
January 2011Stormwater Permit RequirementsFinal Report
January 2011Streamlined Sales Tax MitigationFinal Report
2010
DateTitleReport Type
January 20112010 Tax Preferences Performance Audit - Expedited ReviewFinal Report
January 20112010 Tax Preferences Performance Audit - Full ReviewFinal Report
December 2010Review of Motion Picture Competitiveness ProgramFinal Report
December 2010State Activities Supporting Recreational Boating in WashingtonFinal Report
December 2010Transparency in Higher Education DataFinal Report
October 2010Developmental Disabilities Employment and Day ServicesFinal Report
October 2010Office of Regulatory Assistance Sunset ReviewFinal Report
July 2010Department of Early Learning ReviewFinal Report
June 2010School District Cost and SizeFinal Report
May 2010Information-Sharing and Medicaid Reinstatement for Individuals Released from ConfinementFinal Report
April 2010Analysis of the Costs and Benefits of Accepting Bankcards at WSDOTFinal Report
January 2010K-12 Pilot Facility Inventory, Condition and Use SystemFinal Report
January 2010Review of Child Support GuidelinesFinal Report
January 2010Washington State Department of Transportation Scoping and Cost Estimating for Highway Construction ProjectsFinal Report
2009
DateTitleReport Type
January 20102009 Tax Preferences Performance Audit - Expedited ReviewsFinal Report
January 20102009 Tax Preferences Performance Audit - Full ReviewFinal Report
December 2009Health Professions Disciplinary Activities Workload Model ReviewFinal Report
December 2009Performance Audit of the Home Care Quality AuthorityFinal Report
September 2009Evaluation of the Accuracy of Capital Project Cost EstimatesFinal Report
September 2009Medicaid Prescription Drug Purchasing: State Preferred Drug ListFinal Report
June 2009Preparing for JLARC's 2011 and 2016 Performance Audit of the Puget Sound PartnershipBriefing Report
January 2009Comparing Costs and Characteristics of Housing Assistance ProgramsFinal Report
January 2009K-12 Facility Inventory, Condition and Use SystemStatus Report
January 2009Review of Oil Spill Risk and Comparison to Funding MechanismFinal Report
2008
DateTitleReport Type
January 20092008 Performance Audits of Tax Preferences - Expedited ReviewsFinal Report
January 20092008 Performance Audits of Tax Preferences - Full ReviewsFinal Report
December 2008Health Care Spending FrameworkFinal Report
December 2008Review of Boards and CommissionsPre-Audit Report
December 2008Review of Distributions from the City-County Assistance AccountFinal Report
December 2008Review of Mineral Rights and Conveyance of State LandsFinal Report
October 2008Performance Audit of the Prescription Drug ConsortiumFinal Report
October 2008State Health Care Coverage EligibilityFinal Report
June 2008Aquatic Lands Lease Rates ReviewFinal Report
June 2008Implementation of State Auditor I-900 Recommendations to the LegislatureStatus Report
June 2008Performance Audit of the Management of State-Owned Aquatic LandsFinal Report
March 2008Department of Fish and Wildlife Cost AnalysisFinal Report
January 2008Children's Administration Social Worker QualificationsFinal Report
January 2008Office of Public Defense Sunset ReviewFinal Report
January 2008Review of Ambulance UtilitiesFinal Report
January 2008Services for Parents to Reunify FamiliesFinal Report
2007
DateTitleReport Type
November 20072007 Tax Preferences Performance Audit - Expedited ReviewsFinal Report
November 20072007 Tax Preferences Performance Audit - Full ReviewFinal Report
September 2007Evaluation of the Department of Early Learning: Pre-AuditBriefing Report
September 2007Sunset Review: Prescription Drug Affordability ProgramFinal Report
August 2007Follow-up: 2000 Mental Health System Performance AuditStatus Report
August 2007Small Business Incubators: Review of State Policy, Funding, and Incubator PerformanceFinal Report
July 2007Division of Developmental Disabilities: Analysis of How Services Are PrioritizedFinal Report
May 2007Review of Washington's Public Health SystemFinal Report
February 2007K-12 Data StudyFinal Report
February 2007Life-Cycle Cost Model UpdateFinal Report
February 2007Tax Preference Performance Review: Beef ProcessorsFinal Report
January 2007Division of Developmental Disabilities: Analysis of How Services Are PrioritizedInterim Report
January 2007Home Care Quality Authority Performance Review and Supplementary QuestionsFinal Report
January 2007Office of Regulatory Assistance Sunset ReviewFinal Report
January 2007Performance Audit of the Implementation of Competitive ContractingFinal Report
2006
DateTitleReport Type
November 2006Basic Health Plan Study - Part 2: Who Is Enrolled? What Services Do They Use?Final Report
November 2006Inventory of State Infrastructure ProgramsFinal Report
November 2006K-12 Pupil Transportation Funding StudyFinal Report
June 2006Analysis of Service Coordination in the Department of Social and Health ServicesBriefing Report
June 2006Performance Audit of the Certificate of Need ProgramFinal Report
June 2006Review of Port Angeles Graving Dock ProjectFinal Report
March 2006Refresh of Preservation Information in Comparable FrameworkFinal Report
January 2006Analysis of Establishing a Regional Jail Facility for Offenders with Mental Health or Co-Occurring Mental and Chemical Dependency DisordersFinal Report
January 2006Basic Health Plan Study: Part 1Final Report
January 2006Evaluation of Budget Process for IT ProjectsFinal Report
January 2006Review of Special Education Excess Cost Accounting Methodology and Expenditure ReportingFinal Report
2005
DateTitleReport Type
November 2005Alternative Learning Experience Programs StudyFinal Report
November 2005At-Risk Youth StudyFinal Report
November 2005K-12 School Spending and Performance ReviewFinal Report
October 2005Business Process Review of Environmental Permitting for Transportation ProjectsFinal Report
October 2005Review of Accountability Mechanisms for Washington State Department of TransportationFinal Report
September 2005DNR Grazing Lands StudyFinal Report
September 2005HVAC/R Licensing and Testing Requirements StudyFinal Report
September 2005Salmon Recovery EffortsStatus Report
September 2005Targeted Performance Audit of the Washington State Patrol: Cost Allocation StudyFinal Report
June 2005Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Fire Suppression Policy StudyFinal Report
June 2005General Contractor/Construction Manager Procedures StudyFinal Report
June 2005Higher Education Capital Facilities Studies: Expanding the Comparable FrameworkFinal Report
March 2005University of Washington Metro Tract Report: 2005 UpdateFinal Report
February 2005Alternative Learning Experience Programs StudyInterim Report
February 2005K-12 School Bus Bidding and Purchasing StudyFinal Report
February 2005Performance Audit of Capital Budget ProcessesFinal Report
January 2005Follow-up 2003 Performance and Outcome Measure Review - Vocational Rehabilitation Services to Injured WorkersBriefing Report
January 2005Follow-up: 2001 Investing in the Environment Performance AuditBriefing Report
January 2005Overview of Environmental Permitting for Transportation ProjectsFinal Report
January 2005Overview of Washington State Department of Transportation Capital Project ManagementFinal Report
2004
DateTitleReport Type
December 2004At Risk Youth StudyStatus Report
December 2004Water Conservancy Boards ReviewFinal Report
October 2004Mental Health Advanced Directives ImpactsBriefing Report
September 2004Statewide Public Safety Communications Inventories and PlansBriefing Report
June 2004Domestic Security: Exemptions to Public Records DisclosureFinal Report
June 2004Follow-Up: 2001 Investing in the Environment Performance AuditFinal Report
June 2004Follow-up: 2003 Oversight and Review of Washington's Pipeline Safety OfficeFinal Report
June 2004Governing for Results in Washington: A Case Study of Economic Vitality EffortsFinal Report
April 2004DSHS Responses to JLARC's Studies of the Division of Developmental DisabilitiesFinal Report
April 2004Preliminary Work on Future JLARC Reviews: Linked Deposit Program, Office of Regulatory Assistance, Home Care Quality AuthorityBriefing Report
January 2004DSHS Mental Illness Prevalence Study: Follow-up to JLARC's 2000 Mental Health System Performance AuditFinal Report
January 2004Performance and Outcome Measure Review, Employment Security DepartmentFinal Report
January 2004Performance and Outcome Measure Review: Department of Community, Trade and Economic DevelopmentFinal Report
January 2004Washington Medicaid StudyFinal Report
January 2004Wildlife Damage Claims on Rangeland Sunset ReviewFinal Report
2003
DateTitleReport Type
December 2003Fish Management Division: Activity and Cost AnalysisFinal Report
October 2003Performance and Outcome Measure Review: Vocational Rehabilitation Services to Injured WorkersFinal Report
September 2003Follow-Up: 1998 Workers' Compensation Performance AuditFinal Report
September 2003Performance and Outcome Measure Review: Department of Ecology Case StudyFinal Report
August 2003Follow-Up: Higher Education Facilities Preservation StudyFinal Report
August 2003University of Washington Metro Tract Report: 2003 UpdateFinal Report
June 2003Follow-Up: 1998-2001 WorkFirst EvaluationsFinal Report
June 2003OSPI Follow-Up to JLARC K-12 Special Education StudyBriefing Report
June 2003Oversight and Review of Washington's Pipeline Safety OfficeFinal Report
June 2003Performance Audit of the Division of Developmental DisabilitiesFinal Report
January 2003Follow-Up: 2000 Mental Health System Performance AuditFinal Report
January 2003Follow-Up: 2001 Investing in the Environment Performance AuditBriefing Report
January 2003Higher Education Facilities Preservation StudyFinal Report
2002
DateTitleReport Type
December 2002Capital Study of the DDD Residential Habilitation CentersFinal Report
December 2002Performance Audit of Developmental Disabilities DivisionInterim Report
October 2002Capital Budget Staffing and Administrative Costs StudyFinal Report
October 2002Fish Management Division: Organizational and Operational ReviewStatus Report
September 2002Follow-Up: 2002 Study of the Washington Management ServiceFinal Report
September 2002Higher Education Facilities Preservation StudyInterim Report
August 2002Children's Mental Health StudyFinal Report
August 2002Department of Transportation Aviation Division StudyFinal Report
August 2002Washington School for the Deaf: Models of Education and Service Delivery Report (WSIPP)Final Report
August 2002Washington State School for the Deaf: Capital Facilities StudyFinal Report
May 2002Developmental Disabilities Division: Caseload and Staffing IssuesInterim Report
May 2002Division of Children and Family Services: Caseload and Staffing IssuesInterim Report
January 2002Department of Corrections Community Supervision StudyFinal Report
January 2002Study of the Washington Management ServiceFinal Report
2001
DateTitleReport Type
December 2001K-12 Special Education StudyFinal Report
September 2001Evaluation of Employment Security Department Call CentersFinal Report
September 2001Follow-Up: 2001 Investing in the Environment Performance AuditBriefing Report
June 2001Follow-Up: 1999 Department of Licensing Performance AuditBriefing Report
June 2001Follow-Up: 2000 Mental Health Performance AuditBriefing Report
June 2001Preliminary Work on Future Sunset Reviews - Intermediate Driver License Program, Office of Public Defense, and Underground Storage Tank ProgramBriefing Report
June 2001Welfare Reform and WorkFirst: The Challenges of Finding and Keeping a JobBriefing Report
February 2001Voluntary Placement Program Division of Developmental DisabilitiesBriefing Report
January 2001Investing in the Environment: Environmental Quality Grant and Loan Programs Performance AuditFinal Report
January 2001Welfare Caseload Trends in Washington State 1997-2000 (WSIPP)Final Report
January 2001WorkFirst Evaluation Summary: How Successful Has WorkFirst Been? What Happens Next?Briefing Report
2000
DateTitleReport Type
December 2000Mental Health System Performance AuditFinal Report
December 2000Mentally Ill Offenders: Study of the Impact of 2SSB 6214Final Report
December 2000Public Disclosure Commission Performance AuditFinal Report
October 2000K-12 Special Education StudyInterim Report
June 28, 2000Evaluating WorkFirst: Analyses of Cost-Effectiveness, Barriers to Employment, and Job Search ServicesFinal Report
June 2000Division of Child Support (DCS) Performance AuditFinal Report
June 2000WorkFirst Evaluation Phase III: Post-Employment ServicesFinal Report
January 2000Diabetes Cost Reduction Act Sunset ReviewBriefing Report
January 2000University of Washington Report on Metropolitan TractBriefing Report
1999
DateTitleReport Type
December 1999Impact of Full Card Simulcasting and Reduction in the Parimutuel Tax on the Horse Racing IndustryFinal Report
December 1999Involuntary Commitment of Mentally Ill Persons: Study of the Impact of SSB 5562Briefing Report
December 1999Welfare and Employment Outcomes of the WorkFirst ProgramFinal Report
December 1999WorkFirst Evaluation: Phase II Process StudyFinal Report
November 1999Rural Area Marketing Plan EvaluationBriefing Report
September 1999K-12 Finance and Student Performance StudyFinal Report
September 1999Linked Deposit Program Sunset ReviewFinal Report
September 1999Rural Natural Resource Impact Areas Programs Sunset ReviewFinal Report
June 1999WorkFirst Job Search Services - Preliminary Analysis (WSIPP)Final Report
March 1999Department of Transportation Follow-Up to 1998 Ferry System AuditBriefing Report
March 1999Performance Audit of the Motor Vehicle and Driver Licensing Functions of the Department of LicensingFinal Report
February 1999Division of Developmental Disabilities Management AuditFinal Report
February 1999Quality Assurance of In-Home Care ServicesFinal Report
February 1999Washington State Patrol Performance AuditFinal Report
January 1999Effects of Certificate of Need and Its Possible RepealFinal Report
1998
DateTitleReport Type
December 1998Worker's Compensation System Performance AuditFinal Report
December 1998WorkFirst Process Study - Phase IFinal Report
November 1998Department of Corrections Dairy Farm Cost/Benefit AnalysisFinal Report
October 1998Department of Transportation Ferry System Performance AuditFinal Report
October 1998Environmental Restoration Jobs ActFinal Report
October 1998Permit Assistance Center Sunset ReviewFinal Report
October 1998Washington Conservation Corps Sunset ReviewFinal Report
August 1998Department of Corrections Performance AuditFinal Report
March 1998Department of Transportation Highways and Rail Programs Performance AuditFinal Report
January 1998Evaluation of Teacher Internship CreditsFinal Report
1997
DateTitleReport Type
December 1997Leave Sharing ProgramFinal Report
December 1997Workforce Employment and Training Sunset ReviewFinal Report
September 1997Survey of School NursesFinal Report
June 1997Chronic Public Inebriates Survey ReportFinal Report
January 1997Child Protective Services Performance AuditFinal Report
January 1997Juvenile Rehabilitation Capacity PlanningFinal Report
January 1997K-12 Supplemental ContractsFinal Report
1996
DateTitleReport Type
December 1996Forest Board Transfer LandsFinal Report
December 1996JOBS Training ProgramFinal Report
December 1996K-12 Vocational EducationFinal Report
November 1996Office of Marine SafetyFinal Report
September 1996K-12 Transit-Style School Bus StudyFinal Report
January 1996Department of Corrections Privatization Feasibility StudyFinal Report
January 1996Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction Performance AuditFinal Report
1995
DateTitleReport Type
December 1995Capital Planning and Budgeting: Study of Leasing Versus Ownership CostsFinal Report
December 1995Drug and Alcohol Abuse ProgramsFinal Report
November 1995Birth to Three Years StudyFinal Report
November 1995Community Diversification Program Sunset ReviewFinal Report
October 1995Department of Information Services and Information Services Board Sunset ReviewFinal Report
October 1995Hazardous Waste Fees StudyFinal Report
October 1995Pacific Northwest Export Assistance Project Sunset ReviewFinal Report
February 1995Educational Service DistrictsFinal Report
February 1995Fish and Wildlife CommissionFinal Report
February 1995Options for Coordinating and Integrating Property/Casualty Insurance with Certified Health PlansFinal Report
February 1995Study of Nursing Home Regulations in Washington StateFinal Report
February 1995Washington State LotteryFinal Report
January 1995K-12 Inservice Education StudyFinal Report
January 1995K-12 Learning Assistance Program Fiscal StudyFinal Report
January 1995Special Education Fiscal StudyFinal Report
January 1995Student Outcomes in Special Education: A Review and Study OptionsFinal Report