State Auditor David Yost

Whitehall Police

The State Auditor's office says a Whitehall man accused of selling stolen bus passes intended for the Columbus City School's neediest students has been charged with telecommunications fraud.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio's largest online charter school operator is getting less money from the state because of court rulings concluding it over reported student participation.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Department of Education has ordered more money be pulled from an embattled online charter school operator's monthly funding.

Ohio Public Radio

The state auditor wants the Ohio Department of Education to stop providing funding for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, saying there are still discrepancies as to how many students are actually attending the state's largest online charter school operator.

Ohio House of Representatives

A Democratic state lawmaker says Republican state auditor David Yost should recuse himself from any further investigations into the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow.


State Auditor David Yost says his office plans to "get to the bottom" of the source of funding for an online charter school's tv ad attacking Ohio's effort to have the school repay 60 million dollars.


The state's largest online charter school operator says a television ad attacking Ohio's effort to recoup 60 million dollars wasn't funded with public money and is no longer being broadcast.


State Auditor David Yost has ordered Ohio's largest online charter school operators to stop using taxpayer dollars on tv ads attacking the state's decision to claw back 60 million dollars in payments for the 2015-16 school year.


State Auditor David Yost has placed the village of Mount Sterling under fiscal emergency status after two former employees were charged with theft in office.

Statehouse News Bureau

The state auditor says his office will review how the Ohio Department of Education handles disciplinary complaints. 


Former U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach says he will run for Ohio Attorney General next year.

State Auditor David Yost says a closed Columbus charter school failed to repay the state nearly 341 thousand dollars in educational support funding.

Ohio Public Radio

State Auditor David Yost has ordered an examination of all cyber schools' data collection practices after his office found the state's largest online charter school operator lacked adequate systems to track the time students spent learning.

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There’s a bill in the legislature that would add the photos of food stamp recipients to their electronic benefit transfer or EBT cards.

Ohio Public Radio

Some of the state's top Republican officeholders who are likely to run for higher positions in 2018 say the state needs to make some critical decisions right now.

Ohio Public Radio

Republican State Auditor David Yost has announced he's running for attorney general next year.

State Auditor David Yost says a now-closed charter school in Columbus failed to repay nearly 478 thousand dollars in state foundation overpayments after overstating enrollment.


Ohio State University would let the state auditor review its operations if lawmakers give him the explicit authority to review the performance of state colleges and universities.


Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio rescinded his endorsement of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump late Saturday night, joining a growing list of party members withdrawing support and calling for him to drop out of the race. This comes after the release of a 2005 video showing Trump making vulgar and sexually aggressive comments about women.


All 17 Franklin County common pleas judges have stepped away from hearing the case against former county Board of Elections director Bill Anthony.

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State Auditor David Yost wants to recover more than 60 thousand dollars in start-up money from operators of two Columbus charter schools that closed nearly three years ago. 


The director of the Franklin County Board of Elections and a former subordinate have been indicted on felony theft in office and tampering with records charges involving bogus timesheets.

State Auditor David Yost says a 48 thousand dollar audit of Ohio's food stamp program found roughly 31 thousand in questionable costs, including benefits used by dead people and duplicate payments.

Ohio Public Radio

A new state audit shows charter school attendance has improved.

The head of the Ohio Republican party says he is troubled by Donald Trump's presidential campaign.


The state auditor is looking to remove Chillicothe from its "fiscal caution" status this year.

Ohio Public Radio

The state auditor calls a reported deal between the Ohio Department of Education and Columbus City Schools administrators related to the district's data scrubbing scandal "inappropriate."

The state auditor's office says nearly 30 companies owe the Columbus City Schools thousands of dollars after an investigation uncovered years of fraud against the district. 

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Ohio’s troubled charter schools recently received a 71 million dollar federal grant. from the federal government.

The state auditor has referred a Columbus-area charter school for an ethics investigation after allegedly finding nepotism and self-serving deals.