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Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit

Evaluating Whether Fiscal Notes Include Accurate and Reasonable Estimates

Introduction Senator Larry Alley requested this audit, which the Legislative Post Audit Committee authorized at its April 25, 2023 meeting. Objectives, Scope, & Methodology Our audit objective was to answer the following question: Do agencies provide accurate and reasonable estimates in fiscal notes for potential legislation?… Read More

Assessing the Impact of Permanent Work from Home Options

Introduction Representative Tory Marie Blew requested this audit, which was authorized by the Legislative Post Audit Committee at its April 22, 2022 meeting. Objectives, Scope, & Methodology Our audit objectives were to answer the following questions: How many state employees could potentially work from home all or part of the… Read More

Reviewing Kansas’s Procedures for Election Security, Part 2

Introduction Senator Dennis Pyle requested this audit, which the Legislative Post Audit Committee authorized at its April 22, 2022 meeting. Objectives, Scope, & Methodology The audit request included 5 questions. For reporting purposes, we divided them into 2 separate audit reports. Part 1 answered questions 3 – 5. This report,… Read More

Reviewing Kansas’s Procedures for Election Security, Part 1

Introduction Senator Dennis Pyle requested this audit, which the Legislative Post Audit Committee authorized at its April 22, 2022 meeting. Objectives, Scope, & Methodology The audit request included 5 questions. For reporting purposes, we divided them into 2 separate audit reports. This report answers the following 3 questions: Do county… Read More

COVID Relief Funding Distribution

Introduction Senator Caryn Tyson and Representative Kristey Williams requested this audit, which the Legislative Post Audit Committee authorized at its May 5, 2021 meeting. Objectives, Scope, & Methodology Our audit objective was to answer the following questions: What is Kansas’ process for distributing COVID relief funding?Have Kansas’ distributions of COVID… Read More

Reviewing Issues Related to State Cryptocurrency Tax Policies

Introduction Senator Robert Olson requested this limited-scope audit, which was authorized by the Legislative Post Audit Committee at its February 16, 2022 meeting. Objectives, Scope, & Methodology Our audit objective was to answer the following question: How do Kansas’s cryptocurrency tax policies compare to federal policies and best practices? To… Read More

Evaluating the Implementation of the Performance-Based Budgeting Process

Introduction Representative Kristey Williams and Senator Caryn Tyson requested this audit, which was authorized by the Legislative Post Audit Committee at its May 5, 2021 meeting. Objectives, Scope, & Methodology Our audit objective was to answer the following questions: Was Kansas’s performance-based budgeting system adequately implemented as outlined in state… Read More