Gov Carney Appoints Dennis Greenhouse as State Auditor

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Governor John Carney wasted no time in announcing the appointment of a new Auditor of Accounts after Kathy McGuiness’s resignation Wednesday. Gov Carney will appoint Dennis Greenhouse to serve as State Auditor until the person elected in the November 8th General Election takes office in January. Greenhouse will be tasked with completing the Annual Comprehensive…

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Delaware Primary Results

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Early numbers began arriving on the State Department of Election website about a half hour after the polls closed, however Kent County was the only of Delaware’s three counties that seemed to have all categories of numbers posting. With 5 precincts left to be counted – there were no absentee numbers posted for Sussex and…

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McGuiness Re-Indicted on Same Charges by Kent County Grand Jury

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Charges against State Auditor Kathy McGuiness were dropped last week in New Castle County after her attorney argued that there no mention of where the offenses occurred. The trial has been moved to Kent County and today McGuiness was re-indicted on the same five counts – 1 – Conflict of Interest: Violation of the State…

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State Auditor McGuiness Launches Project: Gray Fox

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State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today she is excited to announce her Project: Gray Fox website is ready for use at auditor.delaware.gov. “My team and I have worked hard to establish an online resource for municipalities, counties, school districts and state agencies to securely track their American Rescue Plan Act spending so that Delawareans understand how these…

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Del. State Auditor Unveils CARES Act Fund Tracker

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Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness has unveiled the CARES Act Fund Tracker. According to McGuiness, the tracker adds transparency to the allocation and spending of CARES Act funding approved for Delaware under the federal program. The CARES Act’s purpose was to provide ‘fast and direct economic assistance for workers, families and small businesses, and to…

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State Auditors Collaborate On COVID-19 Related Data Template

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A group of State Auditors, including Delaware’s Kathy McGuiness, are developing a national COVID-19 Data Quality Audit Template. It serves as a framework for states to follow as they go about monitoring their coronavirus-related data. States are hoping the result is more accurate data collection and interpretation as state auditors and fiscal watchdogs carry out…

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State Auditor Pauses School District Audits TFN

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School District audits done by the State Auditor’s office are on hold until further notice.  State Auditor Kathy McGuiness told the school superintendents that her people will be onsite at a later date – once the coronavirus outbreak passes. 

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State Auditor’s Office launches mobile app to report fraud

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The Auditor’s Office has launched a brand-new, first of its kind, mobile app to submit tips about suspected fraud, waste, and abuse in Delaware. “We live in a mobile world,” State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said. “So we designed a mobile platform for Delawareans that’s easy to use.” The new mobile platform is another way to communicate…

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EXCLUSIVE | State Auditor responds to controversy over state seal, says it was approved by Sec. of State

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Delaware Secretary of State Jeff Bullock appears to have approved the altered seal that caused controvery for State Auditor Kathy McGuiness, who says the Secretary’s change in position is the result of her “fan club” causing a commotion after noticing her name was in the seal months after it was approved. State Auditor Kathy McGuiness…

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IRSD Taps New Business Manager

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The Indian River School District has a new Director of Business.  Tammy Smith began her new duties this week at the district office in Selbyville.  Before joining the Indian River School District, Smith worked in the State Auditor’s office for 14 years in various audit and management roles. 

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UPDATED: Rehoboth Commissioners Meet with County Engineer on Sewer Treatment Plant

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UPDATED – 12:30PM – Rehoboth Beach Commissioners this morning met with Sussex County Engineer, Hans Medlarz, to discuss a county sewer distribution system that would include the Rehoboth Beach wastewater treatment plant.   This month, Rehoboth’s consultants, the Abrahams Group – estimated a scenario of $934 per year for average user in FY 2020 only including…

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Republican Joan Winters to File for State Auditor Tuesday

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State Auditor Tom Wagner announced some time ago that he would not be running for re-election and so far three Democrats have filed to run for the office.  On Tuesday at 9:15am, Republican Joan Winters of Dover will announce her candidacy on the Circle in Georgetown.  Winters has a degree in Accounting from Villanova, has…

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Tom Wagner Not Running for Re-election as State Auditor

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During last night’s Kent County Lincoln Day Dinner, Delaware State Auditor Tom Wagner announced that he will not seek re-election in November.   He told supporters that his decision to not seek another term is based on health issues. Read his statement – This evening I addressed the Kent County Lincoln Day Dinner and announced that…

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Rehoboth’s Kathy McGuiness Announces Bid for DE State Auditor

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Current Rehoboth Commissioner, Kathy McGuiness, this morning announced her intention to run for the Delaware State Auditor’s seat.  McGuiness, who is a Democrat, will be the second to file for the seat – forcing a primary with Dennis Williams. http://votemcguiness.com/ Click here to listen to her announcement  

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