Monday, April 25, 2011

State Auditor: Use competition for state printing jobs

State Auditor Brian Sonntag released a performance audit this morning of the State Printer and various agency print shops. According to the audit: "With state government facing significant financial challenges, questions have again been raised on what the state should do and can afford to do. These questions led our Office to look at several various programs and functions, including the Department of Printing. We concluded that a state-owned print shop is not a core function compared with educating children and providing for the health and safety of Washington citizens. But printing is a necessary support service to help state agencies prepare and distribute public information . . . READ MORE


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